Curtin Immigration Detention Centre
The Curtin Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) was reopened in June 2010 and is located at the Curtin Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base around 40 kilometres south-east of Derby, Western Australia.
The Curtin IDC is currently used to house single adult male Irregular Maritime Arrivals (IMAs).
Accommodation and facilities
The department is currently upgrading the accommodation, client amenity and administrative support buildings at the site.
The works include the installation of recreation buildings, gymnasiums, classrooms, dining rooms, religious rooms, library and a mini sports field. The accommodation buildings have covered and raised walkways.
The accommodation has a mix of rooms with and without ensuites and a number of culturally appropriate ablutions blocks have also been installed.
Staff administration buildings have been installed along with medical facilities for the clients, interview rooms, a visitor reception building and a visits area.
Accommodation units at the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) are a mix of new and existing transportable buildings.
Other amenities include:
- education rooms
- religious rooms
- medical support buildings
- recreation rooms, which contain pool tables and televisions
- internet facilities.
Support services include:
- departmental case managers
- mental health support teams
- medical staff
- interpreting services
- education staff.
All operational and maintenance aspects of the centre are undertaken by the Detention Services Provider.
See: Detention Services Provider Contracts
Information on accommodation capacity at immigration detention facilities is available on the department's website.
See: Accommodation Capacity
Contact details and visiting hours information is available on the department's website.
See: Contact Details for the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre