Darwin Correctional Centre

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Darwin Correctional Centre
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Location Darwin, Northern Territory
Coordinates 12°27′46″S 131°01′51″E / 12.4628987°S 131.0309609°E / -12.4628987; 131.0309609Coordinates: 12°27′46″S 131°01′51″E / 12.4628987°S 131.0309609°E / -12.4628987; 131.0309609
Status Operational
Security class Minimum to maximum
Capacity 1048
Opened 2014
Managed by Northern Territory Correctional Services

The Darwin Correctional Centre, an Australian minimum to maximum security prison for males and females, is approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) by road from Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. The centre is managed by Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services, of the Government of the Northern Territory. The centre detains sentenced and charged felons under Northern Territory and/or Commonwealth law.


The centre is a multi-classification prison with a capacity of 1048 prisoners of all security ratings. The centre was completed in 2014 and is the main reception prison in the Northern Territory, servicing most of the northern and metropolitan regions.

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