Broken Hill Correctional Centre
|Name of General Manager||Darren Downing|
|Year of Establishment||1892|
|Postal Address||PO Box 403
Broken Hill NSW 2880
|Street Address||109 Gossan St
Broken Hill NSW 2880
|How to Get There||Public Transport:
There is a train station at Broken Hill situated about 2km from the Centre. The service is operated by CountryLink and Great Southern Railways. Countrylink Information
Broken Hill is also serviced by private coaches and airlines.
The Centre is a twenty minutes walk or a five minute taxi ride from the train station.
When approaching from Sydney, turn right from the main street (Argent St) at the first set of traffic lights into Oxide St. Turn left at the Wolfram St roundabout and the centre is at the end of Wolfram St.
When approaching from Adelaide, turn left into Galena St and proceed for two blocks. Turn left into Talc St and right into Wolfram St. The centre is located on this block.
Street parking only is available.
|Phone no.||(08) 8082 6000|
|Number of Staff|
|Health Care Services|
|Education & Skill Development||Accredited course, with nationally recognised qualifications, are made available to inmates at each correctional centre.
The Adult Education and Vocational Training Institute (AEVTI) provides literacy, numeracy and communications courses in all centres. Many centres also offer vocational courses such as Information Technology, Horticulture, Construction, Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft.
AEVTI contracts TAFE NSW and other providers to deliver courses in a range of vocational areas such as Hospitality, Business Skills, Building, Cleaning, Transport, Aboriginal Studies, Horticulture and various WorkCover licenses.
AEVTI also co-ordinates traineeships and offers support for distance education.
Each centre has a library giving inmates access to a range of fiction, non-fiction and reference books. Inmates can also login to a secure internal network called the Inmate Legal Portal which gives them access to material of a legal nature.
- Laundry/Food Services
- General Maintenance
|Level of Security||Medium and Minimum|
|Availability of Activities||Community Projects|
|Contact with Outside World||Saturday and Sunday
Christmas Day and New Years Day
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