Glen Innes Correctional Centre

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Name of General ManagerMichelle Paynter
Year of Establishment1928
Postal AddressLocked Bag 900
Glen Innes NSW 2370
Street AddressGwydir Highway
Glen Innes NSW 2370
How to Get TherePublic Transport

CountryLink operates a rail and bus link. Private coaches also service Glen Innes. Countrylink Information

Transport by bus from Glen Innes to the Correctional Centre is provided by the Centre. The bus leaves from the Glen Innes Tourist Information Centre at 07:30am and returns to the Glen Innes Tourist Information Centre after visits on weekends and Public Holidays.

Private Transport

The Glen Innes township is in the Northern Tablelands, 660km north of Sydney. The Correctional Centre is a work camp situated 45km from Glen Innes towards Grafton on the Gwydir Highway. There is ample parking at the visits centre.
Phone no.(02) 6730 0000
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentInmates are employed in the Centre's sawmill, in logging, community projects, the Centre kitchen, building and ground maintenance and as cleaners.

he 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.
Level of SecurityMinimum
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldFamily Visits

Saturday, Sunday and most Public holidays

08:30 - 15:00 inclusive
Legal Visits

Legal Practioners may visit on any day between 09:00-15:00. Notification of intention to visit must be advised by telephoning the Centre.
Time Out of Cell
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