Risdon Prison Complex

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 Establishment
Postal Address
Street Address672 East Derwent Highway, Risdon Vale
How to Get ThereThere are buses to and from Hobart which stops outside the prison complex
Phone no.(03) 6216 8180
Number of Staff
Health Care ServicesA medical clinic, consulting rooms, pharmacy and a hospital with six primary care provided at each of the facilities by the Correctional Primary Health Services
Education & Skill Development
Level of SecurityMedium - Maximum
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldVisiting times:

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Visit Times

09:15, 10:10, 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30

*Bookings made in advance
Time Out of Cell
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