Christmas Island, Murray Road North West Point Christmas Island, WA

Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2021

Type: Offshore 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, Families, Accompanied minors, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
400
235

2020

Yes
Australia

9,801

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,252 - 8,693

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Christmas Island IDC, PO Box 639, Christmas Island WA 6798 Tel. +61(0)391642233 Fax. +61(0)391648117


Center status

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Offshore detention centre

2015
Operating period

Year of Entry 2019

Year Ceased

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased 2018

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

Name Families

2008

Name Accompanied minors

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
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2008
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 800

2008

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2008
Reported population at a specific time

Number 235

2020

Number 183

2016

Number 167

2016

Number 145

2016

Number 93

2015

Number 497

2015

Number 1063

2014

Number 14

2008
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2015

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS