Parklea Correctional Centre, located in the north-western suburbs of Sydney, houses maximum security inmates. Parklea has been privately operated by the GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd since 31 October 2009. It's the second correctional centre in NSW to be privately operated.


66 Sentry Drive 


How to get there

Public Transport

Check with the Transport NSW Information line 131 500 for up to date timetables for trains and buses.

Private Transport

Please note if travelling via private transport that visitor parking is limited. Allow plenty of additional time to find parking.


(02) 9678 4888​

Visitor Information


Bookings are required and must be made at least 24hrs prior to the visit. Please contact 02 8676 7999 please note this line operates, Monday to Friday from 8:15am to 3.45pm

Inmates are allowed a maximum of one visit per week of up to 2 hours duration.

A maximum of three visitors are allowed to visit at any one time. Any visitor under the age of 18 must be supervised by a responsible adult. Only the names submitted when the visit was booked will be allowed access to the centre on the visiting day. Dress standards apply in accordance with local procedure.

Visit times

Visit times for the Main Centre are from Wednesday to Monday (Closed Tuesdays and Christmas Day)

Visit times for Area 4 are on Saturdays and Sundays only

Visits are in 2 hour blocks as follows:

  • 8.30am – 11.30am
  • 10.00am – 12 Noon
  • 12.30pm - 2.30pm
  • 1.45pm – 3.45pm

Please ensure you have a scheduled visit before arriving.

Tea and coffee facilities are available for visitors and inmates. Please note that mobile phones and other digital devices are strictly prohibited. Gold coin operated secure lockers are available at visitor reception.

​Legal visits

The centre has two audio-visual link (AVL) suites that can be booked any time for consultations with legal services. Face to face legal visits can be arranged by contacting 02 8676 7999.