Wickham Point, Northern Territory

Wickham Point Alternative Place Of Detention

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Type: Transit centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Management: Serco Australia Pty Limited (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Accompanied minors, Families, Adult women

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
1500
607

2015

YES

2015

Australia

6,252

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

145

Detained children (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Wickham Point Alternative Place Of Detention
Location

Country: Australia

City & Region: Wickham Point, Northern Territory, Asia-Pacific

Latitude, Longitude: -12.567421, 130.920888

Contact Information

Street address



1235 Channel Island Road

Wickham Point NT 0822​



Postal address



PO Box 143

Palmerston NT 0830



Telephone. 08 8919 9100



Fax. 08 8919 9300



Email. visits.WPIDC@serco-ap.com.au


MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2016
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2011

2016
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Status In use

2016
Management

Name Serco Australia Pty Limited

Type Private For-Profit

2014
Custodial Authorities

Agency Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Ministry Immigration and Border Protection Minister

Ministry Typology Immigration or Citizenship

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2015

Name Families

2015

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1500

2011
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 607

2015

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 180

2015

OUTCOMES

Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Access to internet

2015

Ventilation

2015

Recreation

2015

Hygiene

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2016

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2015
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2016
Family Segregation

No

2015
Age Segregation

Yes

2015

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS