Townsville Correctional Centre

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Name of General ManagerMr. Jon Francis-Jones
Year of Establishment1893
Postal AddressPO Box 5574, Townsville QLD 4810

Street AddressDwyer Street, Townsville QLD 4811
How to Get There
A bus service is available for visitors. Contact Detour Coaches on Non Toll Free 4728 2416.
Phone no.(07) 4799 844

Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentEmployment:


-Tailor shop

-Plant nursery

-Farm industries
Level of Security
Maximum security men prisoners
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside WorldVisiting times for Secure unit:

Saturday: 09:30-10:45

Visiting times for R19/R20, McCann accommodation, Village accommodation:

Saturday and Sunday 12:15-13:45

Visiting times for McCann accommodation and Village accommodation:

Saturday and Sunday 14:45-16:00

Visiting times for protection male:

Sunday 09:00-10:45

Visiting times for Male farm complex:

Saturday and Sunday 12:45-16:00
Time Out of Cell
RemarksThe centre holds innovative projects at the farm facility, including a Eucalyptus plantation providing a daily supply of gum leaves to a nearby animal sanctuary.
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