Mannus Correctional Centre

Mannus Correctional Centre, an Australian minimum security prison for males, is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of Tumbarumba, New South Wales. The centre is operated by Corrective Services NSW an agency of the Department of Attorney General and Justice of the Government of New South Wales. The centre detains sentenced felons under New South Wales and/or Commonwealth legislation.

Mannus Correctional Centre
LocationTumbarumba, New South Wales
Coordinates35°47′S 147°58′E / 35.79°S 147.96°E / -35.79; 147.96Coordinates: 35°47′S 147°58′E / 35.79°S 147.96°E / -35.79; 147.96
StatusOperational
Security classMinimum (male)[1]
Periodic detention centre (males and females)
Capacity164 (full-time)[2]
Managed byCorrective Services NSW

The centre also serves as a weekend periodic detention centre for both male and female inmates who are employed on community projects.[2]

The centre publishes an anthology of poetry, short stories, songs and photographs of art work by the centre's inmates called Authors and Artists of Mannus. The anthology is currently in its sixth edition as of 2010.[3]

On 2 January 2020, 155 inmates from the Centre were evacuated to the Junee Correctional Centre due to the impending fire front from the Dunns Road fire.[4]

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  1. ^ "Mannus Correctional Centre". New South Wales correctional facilities. Australian Institute of Criminology. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Mannus". Corrective Services NSW. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  3. ^ DJAG Annual Report 2009/10 (PDF). Government of New South Wales: Department of Attorney General and Justice. 2010. p. 84. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Fires threaten new communities as Batlow residents told town will not be defendable, Kosciuszko National Park evacuated". ABC News. Australia. 2 January 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2020.