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The Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre (MRRC) is a maximum-security correctional facility for male offenders.
The MRRC is one of 3 correctional facilities that make up the Silverwater Correctional Complex also located on site are Silverwater Women's and Dawn De Loas correctional centres.
Inmates who arrive at the MRRC:
Most inmates at the MRRC leave the centre within a few months of their arrival. Usually this occurs because they obtain bail (and release) or because they transfer to a centre that matches their classification.
(02) 9289 5600
Fax admin: (02) 9289 5929
Fax Manager of Security: (02) 9289 5612
Holker Street (nearest cross street is Newington Rd and Jamieson St) Silverwater NSW 2128
Metropolitan Remand & Reception Centre Private Bag 144 Silverwater NSW 1811
The bus stop closest to the centre is located on Holker St (near Avenue of Africa) in Silverwater.
If you are travelling via private transport, please note that visitor parking is very limited. Allow plenty of additional time to find parking.
Bookings for video and in-person visits are required and can be made by phone.
To make a visit booking, please call the visits booking line on (02) 9289 5200 everyday between 7:00am and 3:00pm.
Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm the visit.
New COVID-safety measures apply to in-person visits, make sure you know the rules before you book.
In person visits take place Monday to Sunday
We recommend attending the Centre at least 30 minutes prior to your in-person visit to allow for processing.
Video visits take place Monday to Sunday
Please refer to the Video Visits page for more detailed information.
Legal practitioners and professional visitors must book all in-person and audiovisual visits. To make a booking, please send your request to MRRClegal@justice.nsw.gov.au at least 24 hours' prior to your intended visit time.
Visits last for one hour and will take place at the following times:
You will receive an email or SMS text that confirms your booking and visiting time. For legal visits, please call the centre on (02) 9289 5600 on the morning of your visit to ensure the centre is still able to facilitate the legal visit.
The visits area is a family environment. You must dress appropriately. This generally means clothes must be respectable and not too provocative.
You cannot wear anything that hides your face, except for religious reasons. In that case you will be asked to remove your face covering temporarily so staff can verify your identity.
Inappropriate dress includes: