2010 Immigration detention in Darwin: photos

2010 Immigration detention in Darwin: photos

The Australian Human Rights Commission visited immigration detention facilities in Darwin from 6 to 10 September 2010. Click here to read a public statement outlining key observations and concerns arising from the Commission’s visit.

Photos of the four main immigration detention facilities in Darwin are set out below – these are the Northern Immigration Detention Centre, Berrimah House, the Asti Motel and the Airport Lodge. Details about conditions in the facilities and who is detained in them can be found in the Commission’s public statement.

Northern Immigration Detention Centre (NIDC)

Front entrance, NIDC
Front entrance, NIDC

External fences, NIDC

External fences, NIDC


Main dining room, North 1 compound, NIDC

Main dining room, North 1 compound, NIDC


Soccer pitch, North 1 compound, NIDC

Soccer pitch, North 1 compound, NIDC


Electrified fence separating North and South compounds, NIDC

Electrified fence separating North and South compounds, NIDC

 

Outdoor gym area, North 1 compound, NIDC

Outdoor gym area, North 1 compound, NIDC


Accommodation, North 1 compound, NIDC

Accommodation, North 1 compound, NIDC


Fence between North compounds, NIDC

Fence between North compounds, NIDC


Recreation area, South compound, NIDC

Recreation area, South compound, NIDC


South compound, NIDC

South compound, NIDC


View from South to North compounds, NIDC

View from South to North compounds, NIDC


Bedroom, South compound, NIDC

Bedroom, South compound, NIDC

 

Berrimah House

 

Entrance, Berrimah House

Entrance, Berrimah House


External view, Berrimah House

External view, Berrimah House


Rear recreation area, Berrimah House

Rear recreation area, Berrimah House

Kitchen, Berrimah House

Kitchen, Berrimah House


Activities area, Berrimah House

Activities area, Berrimah House

Asti Motel

External view, Asti Motel

External view, Asti Motel

Accommodation block, Asti Motel

Accommodation block, Asti Motel

Accommodation block, Asti Motel

Accommodation block, Asti Motel

Family bedroom, Asti Motel

Family bedroom, Asti Motel

Recreation room, Asti Motel

Recreation room, Asti Motel

Recreation room, Asti Motel

Recreation room, Asti Motel

Airport Lodge

Offices and accommodation, Airport Lodge
Offices and accommodation, Airport Lodge

Offices and accommodation, Airport Lodge
Offices and accommodation, Airport Lodge

Dining room, Airport Lodge

Dining room, Airport Lodge

External fence and view to airport, Airport Lodge

External fence and view to airport, Airport Lodge

Children’s playground and accommodation block, Airport Lodge
Children’s playground and accommodation block, Airport Lodge

Accommodation block, Airport Lodge

Accommodation block, Airport Lodge

Access to rear oval area, Airport Lodge
Access to rear oval area, Airport Lodge

Rear oval area, Airport Lodge
Rear oval area, Airport Lodge