Port Augusta West, South Australia, 5700

Baxter Immigration Detention Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2007

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

880

2008

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Australia

8,588

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Old Whyalla Road Port Augusta West SA 5700 Tel. +61 08 8641 8900 Fax. +61 08 8641 8956

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2007
Operating period

Year of Entry 2002

Year Ceased 2007

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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia

Type Private For-Profit

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Demographics

Name Adult women

2007

Name Adult men

2007

Name Accompanied minors

2007

Name Families

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2007
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2007
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 880

2008

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 660

2008
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