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Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre

Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre is the only reception, assessment and placement centre for female prisoners in southern Queensland.

The centre has a structured daily program consisting of industry, education and vocational training programs that provide opportunities to address offending behaviour, and a range of activities designed to enhance personal development.

The Helana Jones Centre and Numinbah (female) Correctional Centre are annexures to this centre.

Details

Security level:
High security
Street address:
Grindle Road
Wacol QLD 4076
Postal address:
Locked Bag 2500
Archerfield QLD 4108
General phone:
(07) 3271 9000

Visiting

Personal visits

Secure

  • Friday - 8:30am-10:30am
  • Thursday and Sunday - 12:45pm-1:45pm
  • Saturday - 2:15pm-3:15pm

Protection

  • Thursday - 2:15pm-3:15pm
  • Friday - 12:45pm-1:45pm
  • Saturday - 8:30am-10:30am

Residential

  • Thursday - 8:30am-10:30am
  • Friday - 2:15pm-3:15pm
  • Saturday - 12:45-1:45pm
  • Sunday - 8:30am-10:30am and 2:15pm-3:15pm

Legal visits

  • Monday and Tuesday (30 minute blocks)
    • 8:30am-10:45am (Mainstream)
    • 1:00pm-3:30pm (Mainstream)
  • Wednesday (30 minute blocks)
    • 8:30am-10:45am (Protection)
    • 1:00pm-3:30pm (Protection)
  • Thursday (longer consultation time, not restricted to 30 minutes)
    • 8:30am-10:45am (Mainstream)
    • 1:00pm-2:00pm (Mainstream)
    • 2:00pm-3:30pm (Protection)
  • Friday (longer consultation time, not restricted to 30 minutes)
    • 8:30am-10:45am (Mainstream)
    • 1:00pm-2:00pm (Protection)
    • 2:00pm-3:30pm (Mainstream)

Arrival times:

All visitors over the age of 18 years must be enrolled in the biometric identification system database at the centre.

Accordingly, all visitors attending the centre for the first time are to ensure that they arrive at the centre at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled visit.

Returning visitors who have been enrolled in the biometric identification system are to ensure they arrive at the centre at least 30 minutes prior to the visit commencement time.

Bookings

Booking phone:
(07) 3271 9450
Booking times:

Monday to Wednesday between 8:30am - 12noon and 1:00pm - 3:30pm ONLY.

Bookings will NOT be taken outside these hours.

Permanent bookings are available but must be requested by a prisoner.

Transport

A bus service is available for visitors to the Brisbane Womens Correctional Centre. There is no charge to visitors for this service. Visitors MUST be an approved visitor to use this service.

For further information, contact the Prison Transport Group Incorporated on Toll Free 1800 334 379 or www.prisontransport.com.au Mobility services can be accommodated if required.

More information

Tobacco and other smoking related products are prohibited items within a correctional centre. Tobacco and other smoking related products must not be taken into a correctional centre, and must be either secured in a motor vehicle or visitor locker. No smoking is permitted anywhere in the grounds of a correctional centre, including car parks, walkways, visits processing etc.

For more information see Visiting a prisoner.

Resource

Visitor Factsheet