Northam, WA

Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Australian Border Force

Management: Serco (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
558
265

2020

Yes
Australia

5,019

Immigration detainees (2019)

6,252

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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FACILITY NAMES
Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre
Location

Country: Australia

City & Region: Northam, WA, Asia-Pacific

Latitude, Longitude: -31.667564, 116.628630

Contact Information
Mitchell Ave, Northam WA 6401.
Australia
Tel: 02 9780 9220.
Email: yongahhill.visits@serco-ap.com

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2022
Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Serco

Type Private For-Profit

2022

Name Immigration and Border Protection Ministry, Australia

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Australian Border Force

Ministry Department of Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2022

DETAINEES

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 558

2021

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 600

2015
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 265

2020

Number 357

2016

Number 346

2016

Number 346

2015

Number 353

2015

Number 333

2015

Number 528

2014

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2015
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2015

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS