Immigration detention at Curtin: photos

Immigration detention at Curtin: photos

The Australian Human Rights Commission visited Curtin Immigration Detention Centre in Western Australia in May 2011.

Photos taken during the Commission’s visit are set out below.

Key observations and concerns arising from the Commission’s visit are set out in the Commission’s public report, Immigration detention at Curtin.

Curtin Immigration Detention Centre: External areas

Approaching Curtin IDC on the Curtin Royal Australian Air Force base

Approaching Curtin IDC on the Curtin Royal Australian Air Force base

Perimeter fences of Curtin IDC (left) and construction area (right)

Looking into Curtin IDC through perimeter fence

Looking into Curtin IDC through perimeter fence

Looking into Curtin IDC through perimeter fence

Looking into Curtin IDC through perimeter fence

Entrance to Curtin IDC

Entrance to Curtin IDC

Entrance to Curtin IDC

Entrance to Curtin IDC

Curtin Immigration Detention Centre: Internal areas

Refurbished turf volleyball court, Curtin IDC

Activities compound, Curtin IDC

Looking through internal fence into activities compound, Curtin IDC

Internal fence and dining room, Curtin IDC

Marquee used for recreation, Curtin IDC

Fences and demountables, Curtin IDC

Fences and cameras, Curtin IDC

Internal fences, Curtin IDC

Demountables used for accommodation, Curtin IDC

Demountables used for accommodation, Curtin IDC

Fences and cameras, Curtin IDC

Shade sail in accommodation compound, Curtin IDC

New shade shelter in accommodation compound, Curtin IDC

Detainees’ garden area in accommodation compound, Curtin IDC

Accommodation compound, Curtin IDC

Accommodation compound (left) and perimeter fence (right), Curtin IDC

People in detention using outdoor telephones, Curtin IDC

Dormitory bedroom, Curtin IDC

Dormitory bedroom, Curtin IDC

Bedroom, Curtin IDC

Dormitory bedroom, Curtin IDC

Shared bathroom, Curtin IDC

Shared bathroom, Curtin IDC

Dining room, Curtin IDC

Dining room, Curtin IDC

Laundry room, Curtin IDC

Prayer room, Curtin IDC

Marquee used for recreation, Curtin IDC

Marquee used for recreation, Curtin IDC

Library room, Curtin IDC

Library room, Curtin IDC

Aqualand’ recreation area, Curtin IDC

Garden area in ‘Aqualand’, Curtin IDC

Unlocked complaints box next to locked medical request box, Curtin IDC

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