Topside, Nauru

Nauru Regional Processing Centre

Status

Last documented use

2016

Type: Administrative (Offshore detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Asylum seekers

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

470

2019

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2015

Nauru

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

"Topside", Nauru

Center status

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Offshore detention centre

2016

Category Filter Administrative

Type Offshore detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Regional Processing Centre

2016
Operating period

Year of Entry 2012

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canstruct International

Type Private For-Profit

2017

Name Broadspectrum/Transfield Services

Type Private For-Profit

2016
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Wilson Services

Service Security

2016

Provider International Health and Medical Services (IHMS), owned by International SOS (Australasia), owned by AEA International Holdings

Service Health care

2016

Provider Save the Children Australia

Service Education or training

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Non-secure

2016

Security Level Secure

2015

Security Level Secure

2012
Armed guards

Armed Guards? Yes

2015
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 402

2015
Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2016

Name Adult women

2016

Name Adult men

2016

Name Unaccompanied minors

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2016
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2015
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2015
Reported population at a specific time

Number 470

2019

Number 537

2016

Number 895

2015

Number 1233

2015

Number 838

2014
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions State of repair

2015
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2015
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2015

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution International Committee of the Red Cross

2014

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National ombudsman or human rights institution

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2016
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2015
Reported overstays at facility
Legal segregation
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Family access
Consular access

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Department of Justice & Border Control

Ministry Justice Department

Ministry Typology Justice

2016
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Republic of Nauru

2015
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 1492

2015
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations