The Department for Correctional Services (DCS) is responsible for the safe, secure and humane custody of prisoners. The Department is committed to providing access to both legal and professional visitors and has a number of processes and procedures for the management and administration of professional visits.

Find out more in the attached Guide.
The guide provides information on the visiting requirements and processes for each institution. It is important to note that all processes are in place to maintain the good order and security of the prison system. Accordingly, visiting requirements and process vary slightly from site to site and may be altered at the discretion of the General Manager without prior notification.

Health Professionals

Prisoner are not eligible for Medicare so professional visitors must be aware that it is unlawful to bulk bill or charge Medicare for a prison visit.


  • Download: Professional Visits Guide (899.2 KB PDF)