Northam, WA

Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Immigration and Border Protection Ministry, Australia (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
600
357

2016

Yes
Australia

8,588

Immigration detainees (2015)

6,252 - 8,693

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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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

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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS