Datjala Work Camp Nhulunbuy

The Datjala Work Camp is located on the outskirts of Nhulunbuy on Bottlebrush Avenue.

It accommodates up to 50 open-security male prisoners who have been sentenced or are on remand. No sex offenders or prisoners of public interest are considered for placement.


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.


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

How to get there

There is no public transport to the Datjala Work Camp. You must use your own transport, walk or catch a taxi to the facility.

Contact details

Lot 1671 Bottlebrush Avenue
Nhulunbuy, NT 0880

PO Box 2095
Nhulunbuy, NT 0881

Phone: 08 8987 0150

Last updated: 24 October 2019

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