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Macquarie Correctional Centre houses maximum security inmates and is located adjacent to the Wellington Correctional Centre.
Wellington is located 354km north-west of Sydney.
Wellington train station, on the Central Western Line, is 7km from the Macquarie Correctional Centre. Bus services also operate from Sydney and Dubbo. Visit
NSW TrainLink for timetables.
Travel along the Mitchell Highway onto the Mudgee turnoff. The Macquarie Correctional Centre is 6km from the turn off.
Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm your visit and visiting time.
Visitor bookings must be made by calling
02 6845 5699.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (excluding Christmas day)
Access to the centre on visit days begins at
Visitors are advised of the following restrictions when making a booking to visit the Centre.
Legal practitioners may visit Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 2:30pm.
Please notify the centre of your visit 24 hours prior:
Wellington Correctional Centre is a large industrial complex employing inmates in a wide variety of jobs that include:
In all business and service units inmates are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of vocational programs as part of the work readiness process.Learn more about
education and training programs.