Lombrum Naval Base, Manus Province Papua New Guinea

Manus Island Offshore Processing Facility

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Department (Papua New Guinea), Australia's Department for Immigration and Border Protection

Management: Transfield (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1000
905

2016

Yes
Papua New Guinea

28

Detained children (2014)

25,800

International migrants (2015)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2012

Year Ceased 2017

2017

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased 2008

2008
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Status In use

2016

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008
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
Custodial Authorities

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

STATISTICS & DATA

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
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1000

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 905

2016

Number 909

2016

Number 922

2015

Number 989

2015

Number 1035

2015

Number 1229

2014

Number 1273

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2014
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2016

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Medical care

2014

Detention Centre inadequate condition Overcrowding

2014

Detention Centre inadequate condition Hygiene

2014

Detention Centre inadequate condition Freedom of movement within facility

2014
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
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