Port Lincoln Prison

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Port Lincoln Prison
Port Lincoln Prison is located in South Australia
Port Lincoln Prison
Port Lincoln Prison
Location in South Australia
Location Pound Lane, Duck Ponds, South Australia[1]
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°42′16.73″S 135°47′51.09″E / 34.7046472°S 135.7975250°E / -34.7046472; 135.7975250
Status Operational
Security class Low to medium security
Capacity 90 [2]
Opened 1966 [3]
Managed by Department for Correctional Services

Port Lincoln Prison is an Australian prison on the Eyre Peninsula located in Duck Ponds, South Australia about 257 kilometres (160 mi) west of the state capital of Adelaide and about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north-west of the regional city of Port Lincoln.[2] It was opened in 1966.[3]

Sheep and cattle are raised at the prison providing work for low security prisoners involved in running an agricultural business. It has a capacity of 90 prisoners.[2]


  1. ^ "Search results for "228 Pound Lane, Duck Ponds, SA, 5607" with the following datasets selected - 'Suburbs and Localities' and 'Topographic Map' selected". Location SA Map Viewer. South Australian Government. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Port Lincoln Prison". Department for Corrections. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Port Lincoln Prison celebrates 50 years". News release - Peter Malinauskas. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 14 January 2017.

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