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Greenough Regional Prison


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

Greenough Regional Prison manages prisoners from throughout the Midwest region, extending from Exmouth in the north to Moora in the south, and east as far as Wiluna.

The prison manages a high percentage of Aboriginal prisoners as well as up to 69 female prisoners. A minimum-security facility at the front of the prison houses up to 56 male prisoners.

Greenough's focus is on prison industries and produces around 5000 meals and handles around 10,000 kilograms of laundry per week.

Fast facts

Opened: October 1984
Gender of population: Male and female
Security level: Maximum (remand), medium, minimum
Total capacity:
(as at 17 April 2015)
Location: 16 km south of Geraldton, 420 km north of Perth



  • All visits by appointment only and must be made 24 hours in advance.
  • To make an appointment:
    • phone 1800 680 807 (free call)
    • between 9.00 am to 12.00 pm weekdays.
  • Maximum of 3 adults at one time per visit and no more than 6 individuals per visit.
Visiting times
  • Monday to Friday:
    • 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm
  • Weekends and public holidays:
    • 9.30 am to 10.30 am
    • 10.45 am to 11.45 am
    • 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
    • 2.15 pm to 3.15 pm

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


Contact details

Greenough Regional Prison
Edward Road
Telephone: +61 8 9923 6500
Facsimile: +61 8 9923 3725

Postal address:
Greenough Regional Prison
Greenough Regional Prison
PO Box 3220

Page last updated: 23-Jun-2020