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Mulawa Correctional Centre

Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre
Entrance to the Silverwater Correctional Complex, which includes the Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre
Location Silverwater, New South Wales
Status Operational
Security class Female minimum, medium and maximum security
Capacity 200
Opened 1970s
Managed by Corrective Services NSW

The Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre (formerly known as the Mulawa Correctional Centre) is an Australian female prison facility located in Holker Street Silverwater, a suburb 21 kilometres (13 mi) from the Sydney city center. It is located within the Silverwater Correctional Centre which houses male prisoners and other facilities. As of 2008, the facility is being expanded.

Fraud is the most common reason for imprisonment. Inmates are eligible to study for national recognised qualifications including vocation and TAFE courses.[1]

In the 2010 New South Wales state budget, the prison was allocated $200,000 for a new video conferencing system.[2]

Notable prisoners

See also

New South Wales portal


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