Adelaide Remand Centre

Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC) is a metropolitan facility and accommodates remand and sentenced prisoners.
It accommodates male high security prisoners.

Address: 208 Currie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000 | Directions using Google Maps

Postal address: 208 Currie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

General telephone enquiries: (08) 8216 3200


Visit Booking

Visits must be booked in advance - find out more about visiting prisoners
Bookings are currently made by telephone.
The phone line is open between 08:30 and 21:30 – seven days a week

Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8216 3292

Visiting Hours

Monday to Friday 09:00 – 11:00 13:20 – 16:00 None
Saturday 09:00 – 11:00 13:20 – 16:00 None
Sunday 09:00 – 11:00 13:20 – 16:00 None
Public Holidays 09:00 – 11:00 13:20 – 16:00 None
Christmas 09:00 – 11:00 13:20 – 16:00 None

Special visiting arrangements

Visit sessions last 25 minutes
Disabled Visit sessions are available.
Visits can be contact or non-contact sessions.
Maximum of 3 adults [plus children] per session.

There are toilet facilities in the reception area.

Professional visits

The ARC has a dedicated phone number: (08) 8216 3225.
Bookings can be made between 08:00 and 21:30 – seven days a week.

Where possible the ARC permits professional visits to happen on the same day as the booking, however this is dependent on availability.

Prison Information

Maximum number of prisoners 274
Gender Male
Security levelHigh
Accommodation type Cell
Smoke free Yes
Programs There are a range of programs and services for remand prisoners; including crisis intervention and support services, case management, structured recreation, and education.
Additional information

The facility accommodates both mainstream and protection prisoners who are transported from the Adelaide Remand Centre to the courts on a daily basis.

The Adelaide Remand Centre also manages a video conferencing facility, which allows prisoners to be directly linked (electronically) to the court system.

Prison Industries

The ARC runs a kitchen based Prison Industry program.