Darwin Correctional Centre
|Location||Darwin, Northern Territory|
|Security class||Minimum to maximum|
|Managed by||Northern Territory Correctional Services|
The Darwin Correctional Centre, an Australian minimum to maximum security prison for males and females, is approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) by road from Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. The centre is managed by Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services, of the Government of the Northern Territory. The centre detains sentenced and charged felons under Northern Territory and/or Commonwealth law.
The centre is a multi-classification prison with a capacity of 1048 prisoners of all security ratings. The centre was completed in 2014 and is the main reception prison in the Northern Territory, servicing most of the northern and metropolitan regions.
- Bradley John Murdoch – Convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with 28 years before he may be considered for parole for the abduction and murder of British backpacker Peter Falconio and attempted murder of Joanne Lees.
- Doug Owston Correctional Centre (Darwin Correctional Centre from November 2014)
- Berrimah Prison (closed November 2014)
- Northern Territory Correctional Services website
- NT Prisons and probation website
- Darwin Correctional Centre website
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