Barwon Prison is a maximum security prison located in Lara, approximately 70 km west of Melbourne. It has a capacity for about 448 prisoners and is the only maximum security prison located outside the metropolitan area.
Beechworth Correctional Centre
Situated 270 kilometres north-east of Melbourne, Beechworth is the furthest Victorian prison from Melbourne. It is a minimum security prison with a capacity of 218.
Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
The Dame Phyllis Frost Centre is a women-only maximum security prison located in the western Melbourne suburb of Deer Park. It has a capacity of about 396 and includes self-contained unit accommodation. Health services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Dhurringile Prison is located in Murchison, 160 km north of Melbourne. It has a capacity of almost 346 and includes a disability unit.
Hopkins Correctional Centre
Hopkins Correctional Centre is located in Ararat, 200 km west of Melbourne. It provides accommodation for prisoners with low to medium security protection requirements, including special needs prisoners. Health services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It has a capacity of 532.
Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
Judy Lazarus is a minimum security transition centre containing five five-person self-contained, self-catering units. It is located in West Melbourne and can accommodate 25 people.
Karreenga is a medium security facility accommodating a maximum of 300 protection prisoners, and is located adjacent to Marngoneet Correctional Centre.
Langi Kal Kal Prison
Langi Kal Kal is an open-plan prison where it is expected that every prisoner works. It has a capacity of about 448 and is minimum security. It is located in Langi Kal Kal, 140 km west of Melbourne.
Loddon Prison Precinct
Loddon Prison is a campus-style prison within a secure perimeter. It offers a wide range of programs and activities set among landscaped grounds and modern buildings. It is a medium security facility and accommodates 482.
Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct
Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct features two youth justice centres and is located in the town of Malmsbury, approximately 100 kilometres north of Melbourne. The precinct accommodates young men aged 15–20 years when remanded or sentenced to a youth justice centre order.
Marngoneet Correctional Centre
Marngoneet is a medium security prison with a capacity of 577. The centre is located near Lara, approximately 70 km west of Melbourne, and has some flat-style accommodation.
Melbourne Assessment Prison
Melbourne Assessment Prison is a maximum-security facility that provides statewide assessment and orientation services for all male prisoners who enter the Victorian prison system. It is located in West Melbourne and has a capacity of 263. Health services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Metropolitan Remand Centre
The Metropolitan Remand Centre is designed along campus-style lines. Accommodation is a mix of single and double cells in variable-sized units with a capacity of 1006. It provides maximum security remand in Truganina, in Melbourne's west. Health services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Middleton Loddon Annexe
Middleton is a restricted-minimum rated men’s prison that opened in July 2014. Prisoners at Middleton live in self-catered, cottage-style accommodation where they are responsible for cooking their own meals. It is located in Castlemaine. It has a capacity of 236.
Parkville Youth Justice Precinct
Parkville Youth Justice Precinct features two youth justice centres and is located in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Parkville. The precinct accommodates 10 to 17-year-old children who are remanded or sentenced, and 18 to 21-year-old women sentenced to a youth justice centre order.
Ravenhall Correctional Centre
Ravenhall Correctional Centre is a medium-security facility with a capacity for 1,300. Located in Ravenhall, it provides a mix of low-rise accommodation buildings, with health services provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Located in Nuggetty, 150 km north-west of Melbourne, Tarrengower is the only minimum security female prison in Victoria. Accommodating 72 women, it has 15 self-contained units providing single-room accommodation, with shared kitchen and living areas in each unit.