Maryborough Correctional Centre, located about seven kilometres north of Maryborough, is a multi-purpose, secure custody facility, which accommodates secure and residential accommodation.
The centre is designed to accommodate 320 prisoners in secure accommodation and 180 prisoners in residential accommodation.
It is also a remand and reception centre for offenders from Bundaberg to Gympie.
The centre is considered to be one of the safest in the world, using state-of-the-art technology such as drug and contraband scanners, and high-tech equipment capable of detecting sound and movement around the perimeter.
Last updated: 01 November 2010