The new maximum security prison will be built in the Barwon South West Region near Geelong, in the vicinity of the existing prison precinct which includes Barwon Prison and Marngoneet Correctional Centre.

Career opportunities

The new prison will provide more than 1200 jobs on site during construction, with further jobs in design, prefabrication and off-site works. The project is scheduled for completion in 2022, with hundreds of ongoing jobs created to operate the facility.