Lombrum Naval Base, Manus Province Papua New Guinea

Manus Island Offshore Processing Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Administrative (Offshore detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

1000

2008

Reported Population

905

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2014

Papua New Guinea

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2016

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Offshore detention centre

2017
Operating period

Year of Entry 2012

Year Ceased 2017

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased 2008

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Transfield

Type Private For-Profit

2015

Name International Organization for Migration

Type International or Regional Organization

2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Transfield

Service Management

2015

Provider Wilson Security

Service Security

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016
Demographics

Name Adult men

2016

Name Unaccompanied minors

2014

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2016

Gender Segregation Yes

2008
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2008
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2016

Family Segregation Yes

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2008
Reported population at a specific time

Number 905

2016

Number 909

2016

Number 922

2015

Number 989

2015

Number 1035

2015

Number 1229

2014

Number 1273

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2014

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2014
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2016
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration Department (Papua New Guinea)

Ministry Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Ministry Typology Immigration or Citizenship

2017

Agency Australia's Department for Immigration and Border Protection

Ministry Department for Immigration and Border Protection

Ministry Typology Immigration or Citizenship

2017
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)

Amount in U.S. Dollars 630,000,000

Building and maintenance Yes

Security Yes

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

Medical Yes

Other

2015
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Area of authority or operations