Alice Springs Correctional Centre

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1996
Postal AddressPO Box 56, Alice Springs, NT 0871
Street AddressSouth Stuart Highway, Alice Springs NT 0870
How to Get TherePrison Fellowship of Australia provides a bus service from the Alice Springs town centre to the correctional centre. The bus leaves from the hospital lawns car park (opposite the Memorial Club) and departs at:

09:00-10:15 and 12:00-13:15 on Saturdays
Phone no.(08) 8951 8911
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentThe following programs are offered to prisoners at ASCC:

-Education and vocation which include QuickSmart, art, music, numeracy and literacy

-Northern Territory Correctional Industries

-Sex offender treatment

-Violent offender treatment

-Indigenous family violence


-Drum Beat

-Safe, Sober and Strong

-Paid prisoner employment

-Voluntary prisoner employment

-Jobfind, Olive Pink Project (Certificate II Horticulture) for prisoners housed in the open security cottages.
Level of Security
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldVisits with medium and low-security prisoners can be arranged on a Saturday or Sunday at:

Protected prisoners are entitled to a visit at 08:45 on Sundays.
Time Out of Cell-Northern Territory Correctional Industries
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