Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

The Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre, located in Wacol, is a high security remand facility for male prisoners in Southern Queensland. It currently provides 890 high security cells for remand prisoners.

Building Queensland led a detailed business case for the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre Expansion Project in partnership with Queensland Corrective Services. The business case assessed the construction of 628 additional cells to meet growth in remand prisoner numbers across Queensland’s corrective services system.

The business case was completed in late 2017.

All Completed Business Cases

Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 (Edmonton to Gordonvale)

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Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade

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Toowoomba Hospital Redevelopment

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