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Acacia Prison

Acacia Prison is one of 2 privately-managed prisons in Western Australia. The prison is owned by the Department of Corrective Services which contracts management of the prison to an external service provider - Serco.

Acacia's open-plan, campus-style design means prisoners can move around within the complex fairly freely. Prisoners use 'smart card' technology to move within the prison, access their bank accounts and buy goods from the canteen.

Acacia's focus is on rehabilitation and it has a number of industries prisoners can work in including metal work and wood work.

Fast facts

Opened:May 2001
Gender of population:Male
Security level:Medium
Bed capacity:
(as at 3 December 2014)
1426
Location:54.6 km east of Perth

Visiting

  • All visits by appointment only.
  • To make an appointment:
    • phone +61 8 9573 3300
    • between Monday to Thursday 9.00 am to 12.00 pm and 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm
    • Friday visit bookings close Thursday 12.00 pm
    • Saturday and Sunday bookings close Thursday 3.00 pm
  • The number of visitors per visit is limited to 6 with a maximum of 3 adults.
Visiting times
Friday to Sunday
  • 8.00 am to 9.15 am
  • 9.45 am to 11.30 am
  • 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Getting there

A free bus service is available from Midland Train Station on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The bus service must be booked when the visit is booked. Buses leave Midland Train Station on:

  • Friday at 7.15 am, 8.45 am and 2.00 pm
  • Saturday at 7.00 am, 8.45 am and 2.00 pm
  • Sunday at 7.15 am, 8.45 am and 2.00 pm

Refer to Transperth for more public transport options. There are no public transport services to the prison.

Cashier

The cashier is only available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Contact details

Acacia Prison
Great Eastern Highway
WOOROLOO WA 6558
Telephone: +61 8 9573 3300
Facsimile: +61 8 9573 3350

Postal address:
Acacia Prison
Locked Bag 1
WOOROLOO WA 6558


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GPS coordinates:
Latitude: -31.968884, Longitude: 115.93133

Page last updated: 8-Dec-2014