Mannus Correctional Complex (Tumbarumba)

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Name of General ManagerPhillip Patricks
Year of Establishment
Postal AddressPO Box 3506 Jingellic Road, Mannus NSW 2653

Street Address3506 Jingellic Road, Mannus NSW 2653
How to Get TherePublic Transport

The nearest railway station is at Wagga Wagga. For information regarding train and bus times contactCountrylink. Countrylink Information

Mannus Correctional Centre provides a bus service from the Tumbarumba Newsagency at 9am on weekends. Visitors are advised to be at the Tumbarumba Newsagency by 08:45.

Private Transport

From Sydney take the Hume Highway until the turn off to Tumut. Travel to Tumut, Batlow, then Tumbarumba. Mannus Correctional Centre is 10km from Tumbarumba, on the Jingellie Road (also known as Linden Roth Drive).

From Melbourne take the Hume Highway to Holbrook. Approximately 20km past Holbrook, turn right into Little Billabong Road then right into Wagga Road. Travel for approximately 40km to Tumbarumba.

Parking is available within easy walking distance of the Centre.
Phone no.(02) 6941 0333
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentInmates are employed in afforestation work, livestock and agricultural activities, viticulture, timber docking, kitchen/laundry, horticulture, apple orchard, building maintenance, forklift, tractor operations and ground maintenance.

Inmates also work in service areas such as general maintenance, cleaning, gardening, and the laundry.

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 apprenticeships 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 and Sunday


Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit seven days between 9:00am - 3:00pm. Notification of intention to visit should be made by telephoning the Centre on (02) 6941 0333 twenty-four hours in advance.
Time Out of Cell
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