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, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
500
436

2016

Yes
Australia

8,588

Immigration detainees (2015)

6,252 - 8,693

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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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

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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS