Immigration detention in Australia

We treat all people in detention with respect, dignity and fairness. While in an immigration detention facility, we provide appropriate food, medical, recreational and other support services, including mental health services.

You may be able to apply online to visit an immigration detention facility.


FacilityContactVisitor hours
Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation
55–65 Garland Avenue
Kilburn SA 5084
Telephone: 08 8425 8103
Email: aita.visits@serco-ap.com

Monday to Sunday:

Note: Visitors shall arrive before 7pm.

Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation and Fraser Compound
100 Sugarmill Road
Pinkenba QLD 4008
Telephone: 07 3637 9100
Email: bita.visits@serco-ap.com
Transit Accommodation

Monday to Sunday: 11:30–1pm, 5–6.30pm
Tuesday and Friday: 7–8:30 pm

Fraser Compound

Monday: 9:30–11:00am, 7–8:30pm
Tuesday: 1:30–3pm
Wednesday: 9:30–11:00am, 1:30–3pm
Thursday:  9:30–11am, 7–8:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 1:30–3pm
Sunday: 9:30–11am

Moreton Accommodation

Monday and Thursday: 1:30–3pm
Tuesday and Friday: 9:30–11am
Wednesday: 7–8:30pm
Saturday: 9:30–11am, 7–8:30pm 
Sunday: 1:30–3pm, 7-8:30pm
Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre
Murray Road, North West Point
Christmas Island, WA 6798
Telephone: 08 9164 7032
Email:  DL_XMSVisits@serco-ap.com

Monday to Sunday: 09:00 -12:00pm, 2:00-4:00pm

Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation
Maygar Barracks
120–150 Camp Road
Broadmeadows VIC 3047
Reception telephone: 03 9280 6100
Visitor information telephone: 03 9280 6120​
Email: dl_mitavisitapplications@serco-ap.com

Monday to Sunday:

Note: Visitors are to arrive within 30 minutes of the commencement of the visitor session.

Northern Alternative Place of Detention
1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive
Eaton NT 0820
Telephone: 0427 106 744
Email: dl_napodmanagers@serco-ap.com
Monday to Sunday: 1–5:30pm, 6–8:30pm
Perth Immigration Detention Centre
4 McComb Road
Redcliffe WA 6104
Telephone: 08 6151 9616
Email: pidc.visits@serco-ap.com
Monday to Sunday: 9:30–11:30am, 1–5pm
Villawood Immigration Detention Centre
15 Birmingham Avenue
Villawood NSW 2163

Part of this facility will close in 2019
Telephone: 02 9780 9220
Email: vidfvisitorbookings@serco-ap.com
Monday to Friday: 12:30–8pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am–8pm
Visitors shall arrive before 7:15pm.
Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre
Mitchell Avenue
Northam WA 6401
Telephone: 08 9621 7000
Email: yongahhill.visits@serco-ap.com
Monday to Sunday: 1–4pm, 5–8pm