Clarence CC

Clarence Correctional Centre, Australia

Clarence Correctional Centre is an availability-based public-private partnership project between the New South Wales Government and the NorthernPathways Consortium to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a 1,700-bed correctional centre in Grafton, New South Wales.

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Key facts

100% Equity stake

1200 Construction jobs

600 permanent staff in operations

2 John Laing colleagues on NorthernPathways Board

A John Laing-led project

The project company management team consists entirely of John Laing employees who, working closely with our partners, have been instrumental in leading the project through the design and construction phase. John Laing has two representatives on the NorthernPathways board, including the Chair of the Board. The facility has an innovative approach to the education, rehabilitation, and reintegration of offenders into the community, operating a results-focused model, with the aim of reducing recidivism rates.

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The project was delivered on schedule by John Holland Group, and the John Laing team oversaw the on-time commencement of operations in July 2020. The centre features state-of-the-art technology to ensure safety and security.