Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
All personal visits to adult prisons are suspended from Saturday 21 March 2020.
While personal visits are suspended, prisoners will have increased access to phone calls. Prisoners and visitors are also encouraged to write letters.
Personal visits will resume on advice from health authorities, and we will keep prisoners and visitors updated.
Video-based visits have been implemented in all public and private prisons. Information is provided below to assist visitors to access, set up and receive video calls from prisoners, if they are on the prisoner’s approved visitor list.
Please see Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) page for more information.
The latest on Coronarvirus (COVID-19) is available on the Department of Health and Human Services website .
General information for people visiting prisoners at Barwon Prison, including information about visitor identification, visiting times, searches, property, telephone calls, money and prisoner welfare.