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, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1500
607

2015

No Data
Australia

9,801

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,252

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2016
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2011

Year Ceased

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

STATISTICS & DATA

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
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1500

2011
Reported Population (day)

Number 607

2015
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 180

2015
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to internet

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2016
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2016
Family Segregation

Family Segregation No

2015
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2015