Villawood, Sydney, NSW

Villawood Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Management: Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
616
463

2020

Yes
Australia

9,801

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,252

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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FACILITY NAMES
Villawood Immigration Detention Centre
Location

Country: Australia

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

Latitude, Longitude: -33.87549, 150.990377

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2008
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1976

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2008
Management

Name Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia

Type Private For-Profit

2008

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 616

2021

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 700

2008

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 463

2020

Number 436

2016

Number 416

2016

Number 391

2015

Number 380

2015

Number 337

2015

Number 364

2014

Number 118

2008

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2008

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2008
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2008
Age Segregation

Not Applicable

2008

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS