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Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison


Bookings for social visits have now reopened. Health measures, physical distancing and limits to visitor numbers will apply.

Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison is a new modern medium security facility that has the capacity to manage maximum security male and female prisoners where required. This is generally to allow for visits or court appearances in the Goldfields.

The new prison commenced operations in August 2016. The prison manages a high percentage of Aboriginal prisoners.

The prison will focus on delivering rehabilitative programs that help prisoners address issues relevant to their offending behaviours.

Fast facts

Opened: August 2016
Gender of population: Male and female
Security level: Maximum, medium, minimum
Total capacity:
(as at 16 January 2017)
Work camp capacity: 30
Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, 596 km east of Perth



  • All visits are by appointment and must be booked 24 hours in advance.
  • To make an appointment:
    • phone +61 8 9093 5100
    • between 11.00 am to 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm
    • Monday to Friday only
  • Maximum of 3 adults per prisoner per visit.
Visiting times - sentenced prisoners
  • Weekends and public holidays: 9.15 am to 11.30 am and 1.30 pm to 3.45 pm
Visiting times - remand prisoners
  • Monday to Friday: 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
  • Weekends and public holidays: 9.15 am to 11.30 am and 1.30 pm to 3.45 pm

Note: There are no visits on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Getting there

Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison is accessible by car or foot. The prison is 5 km from the town centre on Vivian Street in Boulder. Refer to Transwa for more public transport options.

Contact details

Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison
Vivian Street
Telephone: +61 8 9093 5100
Facsimile: +61 8 9093 2327

Postal address:
Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison
PO Box 434

Page last updated: 23-Jun-2020