Barkly Work Camp

COVID-19 safety rules

You must follow the COVID-19 safety rules at correctional centres. You will get more details when you book a visit.

The Barkly Work Camp is a low-security correctional work camp on Peko Road, two kilometres from Tennant Creek town centre.

It holds open-security prisoners. No sex offenders or prisoners of public interest are placed at the work camp.

All prisoners must be medically fit and have completed all necessary programs before being considered for placement.


Find out how to visit a prisoner and more information on visiting times, rules and how to book a visit.


All prisoners are required to follow a strict regime which includes giving back to the community through community enhancements, maintenance and beautification projects.

The work camp educates and rehabilitates prisoners through training, education, employment and support programs.

How to get there

There is no public transport to the Barkly Work Camp.

You can walk, ride a bike or catch a taxi to the work camp.

Contact details

PO Box 1245
Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4548 – after 1pm from Monday to Friday
Fax: 08 8942 6832

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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