Townsville Correctional Centre

Townsville's 2 high security correctional centres are located at Stuart, 12 kilometres west of the North Queensland city.

Townsville Correctional Centre (TCC) is a high security men's facility. The male centre has an adjoining low security farm facility.

Townsville Women's Correctional Centre includes a specialist mothers and babies unit and has an adjoining low security centre.


Security level:
High and low security
Street address:
22 Dwyer Street
Townsville QLD 4811
Postal address:
PO Box 5574
Townsville QLD 4810
General phone:
(07) 4430 5999


Secure Male


  • 9.30am-10.45am

S11-S13, McCann accommodation, Village accommodation

Saturday and Sunday

  • 12.15pm-1.45pm

McCann accommodation and Village accommodation

Saturday and Sunday

  • 2.45pm-4.00pm

Protection Male


  • 9.30am-10.45am

Male Farm Complex

Saturday and Sunday

  • 12.45pm-4pm


Saturday and Sunday

  • 9.30am-10.45am
  • 12.15pm-1.45pm
  • 2.45pm-3.45pm

Womens low/open

Saturday and Sunday

  • 12.15pm-4.15pm

Arrival times:

Arrive at least 1 hour before


Booking phone:
(07) 4430 5430
Booking times:

Monday-Thursday 9.00am-4.00pm for personal visit bookings

Monday-Friday 9.00am-4.00pm for virtual visit bookings


A bus service is available for visitors to the Townsville Correctional Centre.

There is no charge to visitors for this service.

For further information, contact Supreme Group (Acacia Limousines) on non toll free (07) 4727 0888.

Mobility services can be accommodated if required.

More information

The maximum number of visitors per offender is:

  • three adult visitors and 4 children for mainstream and protection sessions
  • four adult visitors and 4 children for women's sessions
  • five adult visitors and children for male farm sessions and women's base work camp sessions.

There are no toilet facilities available at the prisoner visits area.

Toilet facilities are available in the administration building for visitors to use before and after their visit session.

Personal lockers are available for visitors in the foyer of the visits area.

There are dress and behaviour standards that visitors must adhere to.

For more information, including rules and regulations when visiting, see – Visiting a prisoner.


Visitor factsheet