Bacchus Marsh Road, LaraHM Prison Barwon is a maximum security Australian prison located at 1140 Bacchus Marsh Road, 6 km from the township of Lara, (near Geelong), Victoria, Australia. Barwon provides accommodation and services for maximum security mainstream prisoners including a 20-bed facility for high security prisoners and a 60-bed facility for maximum security protection prisoners. Barwon was built to cater for demand due to the recent closures of HM Prison Geelong in 1991 and HM Prison Pentridge in 1997. A campus of the Gordon Institute of TAFE operates at the prison providing a corrections education program.Barwon is located adjacent to the newly built 300 bed medium security Marngoneet Correctional Centre, opened in 2006.
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