Barkly Work Camp
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From Saturday 13 November 2021, adult prisoners and visitors must show proof of having the COVID-19 vaccine to take part in social visits. Read more about rules for visiting.
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.
Last updated: 09 November 2021
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