Villawood, Sydney, NSW

Villawood Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2023

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Australian Border Force

Management: Serco (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
616
427

Yes

2 January 2016

Australia

5,019

Migration Detainees

5,019

Migration Detainee Entries

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FACILITY NAMES
Villawood Immigration Detention Centre
Location

Country: Australia

City & Region: Villawood, Sydney, NSW, Asia-Pacific

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2023

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2008
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Management

Name Serco

Type Private For-Profit

2022

Name Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia

Type Private For-Profit

2008
Custodial Authorities

Agency Australian Border Force

Ministry Department of Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2022
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1976

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2008

Name Adult women

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 616

2021

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2008

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 700

2008
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
427
463
436
416
391
380
337
364
118

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2008

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2008
Age Segregation

Not Applicable

2008
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2008

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths
Name of deceased individual
Date of death
N.A.
2 January 2016

MONITORING & ACCESS

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