Villawood, Sydney, NSW

Villawood Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

700

2008

Reported Population

436

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Australia

8,588

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
15 Birmingham Avenue Villawood NSW 2163 Australia Tel: +61 2 9780 9220
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Operating period

Year of Entry 1976

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia

Type Private For-Profit

2008
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2008
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2008
Age segregation

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 700

2008

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2008
Reported population at a specific time

Number 436

2016

Number 416

2016

Number 391

2015

Number 380

2015

Number 337

2015

Number 364

2014

Number 118

2008
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2016
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Maximum official detention period at facility
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Family segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
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Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
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