Port Lincoln Prison
Port Lincoln Prison (PLP) is considered a farm property.
It accommodates male medium and low security prisoners.
Address: Pound Lane, Port Lincoln | Directions using Google Maps
Postal address: PO Box 441, Port Lincoln SA 5606
General telephone enquiries: (08) 8682 0800
Visits must be booked in advance – find out more about visiting prisoners.
Bookings can be made by telephone between 18:00 and 20:00, Monday to Friday.
Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8682 0800
|Monday to Friday||None||None||None|
|Saturday||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Sunday||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Public Holidays||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
|Christmas||09:30 – 11:00||13:45 – 15:15||None|
To book a professional visit, phone (08) 8683 0800 between 09:00 and 15:00, Monday to Friday.
Please follow prompt 1, then prompt 2, to speak to a supervisor to arrange the visit.
All professional visitors need to contact the prison at least 24 hours in advance to make a booking.
Professional visits are available Monday to Friday between 09:30 and 11:00 or 13:45 and 15:30.
Please report to the control room on arrival.
|Maximum number of prisoners||202|
|Security level||Medium and low|
|Accommodation type||Cottage style units|
|Programs||The department delivers a range of programs and services to prisoners at the facility, including the Sexual Behavioural Clinic and Our Way My Choice program.|
|Types of Industry||Port Lincoln Prison is considered a farm property. It consists of approximately 200 hectares and is currently used for barley, canola and livestock production.|
|Example of products made||
The commercial garden produces a wide range of vegetables, which are used within the institution and sold to the local community through contracts with local supermarkets, vegetable retail outlets, hotels and restaurants.|
There are also aquaculture industry partnerships producing oyster baskets, oyster cages and other custom made products upon request.
In February 2015 a new low security unit called Yellowfin opened.
It provides accommodation specifically designed for low security prisoners reaching the end of their sentence, which enables those prisoners to self-cater.