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Chaplaincy Services

Contact Keith Mascord

Keith Mascord took up his role as Chaplaincy Coordinator in June 2018. he had been working at Long Bay Parole Unit, having been a Community Corrections Officer since 2009. He is an Anglican priest - with stints as a pastor in Tamworth, Wee Waa and South Sydney. He is a published author and academic, having taught for a number of years at the Anglican seminary in Sydney. He has been an active advocate for people on the margins. He has sought to facilitate reconciliation and social justice for those most hurt by our secular and religious institutions and practices. His role is to manage the multi-faith Chaplaincy service, as it contributes to the well-being, rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders - with a particluar focus on spiritual support, and with a mandate to also provide support for custodial staff, especially in times of need and high stress.

Phone: (02) 9804 5449

Administration Officer                            

Jodie Gilmour

Jodie started with Chaplaincy Services in 2015, coming from a not for profit background in healthcare.

Jodie has a wealth of knowledge in data bases, processes, administration skills and event planning. Also having team leader skills behind her and many years of customer service experience.

Jodie is located at Brush farm Academy.



Chaplain/Coordinator's Assistant
Robyn Presdee

Robyn was appointed to this role in February 2012 and brings with her over 30 years of experience in office administration. With the growth of Chaplaincy Services there is a real need for additional clerical support for the Coordinator. Previously a Sessional Chaplain to Berrima Correctional Centre for women, but due to the closure of this Centre in late 2011 has remained unattached in Chaplaincy Services.

Subsequent to the appointment in the role of Coordinators Assistant, Robyn has taken on full-time role as Chaplain to the South Coast Correctional Centre in Nowra with a particular focus to ministering to Aboriginal inmates and staff, drawing on her heritage as a Darug Woman.


Our location

Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy

Chaplaincy Services

66 Terry Road, Eastwood NSW 2122

Phone: (02) 9804 5449

General Enquiries Email:


Corrective Services NSW Prison Chaplains Conference

Postponed until June 2021

St Josephs Conference Centre, 33 Barina Downs Rd, Norwest. NSW.

Theme: Ministry to LGBTI Staff and Inmates within a Fast Changing Social Context.


Directory of chaplains

See the directory of chaplains for contact details and availability of chaplains attached to each correctional centre in NSW.