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Cooma Correctional Centre was first inspected in 2015 as part of our report Prison Greens: The clothing and bedding of inmates in NSW. We must inspect each correctional facility at least once every five years. This inspection addressed all areas of the operation of the centre.
We inspected the Cooma Correctional Centre. a medium security facility that can accommodate 175 people. A separate minimum security area, known as Area 2, is located approximately 500 metres away from the main gaol with accommodation for up to 50 minimum security inmates.
The Inspector makes 22 recommendations. These include systemic and facility specific improvements in:
The Cooma Correctional Centre Report was tabled in parliament and published in November 2020.
Cooma Correctional Centre Report (PDF , 2.3 MB)
11 May 2023
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.