Port Augusta 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 ManagerBrenton Williams
Year of Establishment1869
Postal AddressPO Box 6, Port Augusta, SA, 5700
Street AddressHighway 1, Stirling North, SA, 5700
How to Get There
Phone no.(08) 8648 5400
Number of Staff
Health Care ServicesPrisoner assessment and sentence healthcare planning
Education & Skill DevelopmentTraining workshop:

Kitchen, laundry, garden, nursery and other trade workshops

Industry program:

Seed propagation, seasonal vegetable production, timber furniture production and metal products fabrication
Level of SecurityMaximum, medium and minimum
Availability of ActivitiesCommunity service projects:

Undertaking graffiti removal, park construction and maintenance, and general clean up activities of the foreshore area
Contact with Outside WorldVisiting times:

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

09:00- 11.:30, 13:00 – 15:30
Time Out of Cell
RemarksThe centre is the state’s largest regional prison.
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