The NSW Police Academy is situated on 40 hectares of undulating land at Goulburn, in the southern highlands of New South Wales, approximately 200 kilometres from Sydney. A driver training complex is located approximately 5km from the main campus and comprises about 80 hectares of land.

The NSW Police Academy, Goulburn serves most of the education and training needs of the NSW Police Force, from initial recruitment to senior executive level.

General Enquiries:

Phone: 02 4824 2521

Campus postal address:
Locked Bag 2005
Goulburn 2580
NSW, Australia

Facts and figures
City population 21,484
Public transport
Sydney to Goulburn plane icon

40 mins

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2 hrs

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4.5 hrs

Canberra to Goulburn car icon

1 hr

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2 hrs

Facilities at Charles Sturt Goulburn

Campus information
  • a simulated courtroom, police station and scenario village
  • an advanced driver training facility
  • a variety of computer facilities
  • a comprehensive library
On-site accommodation and meals are available for policing students studying the Associate Degree in Policing Practice in session 2. You will be given more information on how to apply for the accommodation if you are made an offer into the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

Accommodation at Charles Sturt in Goulburn

Goulburn Campus location

McDermott Drive, Goulburn NSW 2580

History of Charles Sturt in Goulburn

In 1968, the Department of Education took the decision to build several new Teacher's Colleges in NSW. In July 1968, tenders for the Goulburn Teacher's College were issued and the buildings were mostly completed by July 1970. On June 30, 1970 185 students were enrolled at the college.

More on the history of Charles Sturt in Goulburn