Mount Gambier Prison

Below is official information.

The reality is very different as was shown in the NSW Inspector’s Report.

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1995
Postal AddressPO Box 1498, Mount Gambier, SA, 5290
Street AddressBenara Road, Moorak, SA, 5291
How to Get There
Phone no.(08) 8723 8000
Capacity72 male sentenced and remand prisoners, can also accommodate short-term high security male and female prisoners
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentTraining workshop:

Building maintenance, cleaning, laundry and kitchen work, furniture production

Education and program activities:

Focus on numeracy, literacy and cognitive skills
Level of SecurityLow and medium security
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldVisiting times:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday



(One visit per week)
Time Out of Cell
RemarksThe centre is the only privately managed prison in South Australia.
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