Langi Kal Kal Prison

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1900
Postal AddressPrivate Bag 4
Beaufort 3373
Street AddressLangi Kal Kal Road
Langi Kal Kal VIC 3352
How to Get ThereCar
Langi Kal Kal Prison is situated at Trawalla, 43km from Ballarat, approximately two-hours drive from Melbourne.

From Melbourne, taken the Western Highway and follow it past the Ballarat Bypass towards Ararat. Approximately 43km (30–40 minutes) drive from Ballarat you will find the Trawalla Roadhouse situated on the right hand side of the road. Turn right at the Trawalla Roadhouse onto the Langi Kal Kal Road which will take you the approximately 4.5 kilometres to Langi Kal Kal Prison.

Public transport
Take the train to Ballarat and then the V/Line coach to Beaufort, where a courtesy bus is available to transfer visitors to Langi Kal Kal Prison on Saturdays and Sundays at the time listed below. The return service drops visitors at Beaufort Station.

Prisoners are asked to advise the duty senior officer by Friday evening of visitors requiring the courtesy service.
Bus picks up at Beaufort Station (temporary change)Bus departs Langi Kal Kal (then drops at Beaufort Station)
Saturday and Sunday10:4015:15
Phone no.03 5349 4900
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill Development
Level of SecurityMinimum
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldIt is recommended that you phone the prison before you visit.

Restricted & non-restricted access

A maximum of four adults will be accepted at any one time unless pre-arranged approval has been granted.

Parents are responsible for their own children's conduct on visits.

Prisoners who have been convicted of a sexual offence against children will not be permitted to have children under the age of 16 visit them without prior permission of the prison.
Time Out of Cell
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