Fulham Correctional Centre

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1997
Postal AddressPrivate Bag 30A

Sale VIC 3850
Street Address110 Hopkins Road
Fulham VIC 3851
How to Get ThereCar:

From Melbourne, follow the Princes Highway (M1) in the direction of Sale for approximately 200km. The Fulham Correctional Centre is located on the right of the highway approximately 15km after the township of Rosedale. There are signs to the centre at Hopkins Road. The centre is approximately 500m down Hopkins Road.
Public transport:
The city of Sale is located approximately 11km east of Fulham. There is no regular bus service between Melbourne and Sale that is suitable for visitors.
Train travel is available through V/Line
Phone 136 196 or visit V/Line (External link)
Alternative transport is available via the Sale Taxi Service: phone 03 5144 3278. On weekends and public holidays, visitors can use Sale Taxi Service's eight-seater bus which meets the train. At approximately 06:00, on closure of visits, the taxi service departs the centre to take visitors back to the railway station. The cost is subsidised at $5 for the return trip. There are no other pick-up points and the service is only for valid V/Line ticket-holders travelling between the station and the Fulham Correctional Centre.
Phone no.03 5142 3800
Number of Staff
Health Care ServicesAccommodation
Four 78-bed, two-storey buildings divided into two blocks containing 39 cells

Medium-security lodges with 17 bedrooms, communal kitchen and dining room, lounge and laundry

Nalu is a 68-bed rehabilitation unit for young adult offenders aged 18 to 25

Minimum-security self-contained units for 100 prisoners
Each self-contained unit has four single bedrooms, a bathroom, laundry, lounge, kitchen and dining room. Prisoners prepare and cook their own meals and manage their own household budget.
Education & Skill Development
Level of SecurityMedium/minimum
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldTo visit a prisoner, you must be on their approved list (refer to Arranging a visit in the general information for prison visitors). Once on the list, you can visit at the times below.
It is recommended that you phone the prison before you visit.

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays (except Christmas Day and Good Friday)

Visitors will be processed between 09:00 and 11:30 and between 12:30 and 15:00.
Visitors arriving after 15:00 will not be permitted a visit on that day.
There is a maximum number of four adults and a reasonable number of children per visit.
Animals are prohibited with the exception of trained assistance dogs and seeing eye dogs.
If you are staying overnight, please contact the centre's switchboard operator and we will provide you with contacts for local hotels, motels and caravan parks.
Time Out of Cell
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