Northam, WA

Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains:

Capacity

600

2015

Reported Population

357

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Australia

8,588

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Immigration and Border Protection Ministry, Australia

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 600

2015
Reported population at a specific time

Number 357

2016

Number 346

2016

Number 346

2015

Number 353

2015

Number 333

2015

Number 528

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2015
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

Suicides Reported Yes

2015
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Armed guards
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Gender segregation
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

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