Curtin Detention Centre

Curtin Detention Centre closing

The government intends to close Curtin Detention Centre in mid 2015.

It is one of five onshore detention centres being shut down as a cost-cutting measure.

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Friday, May 9th, 2014 Derby, Government Comments Off

Derby: Detention centre could close

The ABC says Derby is bracing itself for the loss of the Curtin Detention Centre.

The new Federal Government is reviewing all of its mainland detention centres, which means Curtin could close again.

A Chamber of Commerce representative said much of the town’s economy was “geared” towards servicing the centre.

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 Derby, Government Comments Off

Derby: Bushfire alert

Bushfires are burning near Willare Bridge Roadhouse and Curtin Detention Centre.

DFESDFES says there is no immediate risk to life but residents and travellers are urged to take care and stay alert.

You can read a statement here:

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Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 Derby, Environment Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Asylum seeker boat stopped

Authorities stopped a boat full of asylum seekers, most of whom are thought to be Vietnamese.

The boat was intercepted just 28 nautical miles from Dampier Peninsula and about 50 kilometres north of Broome.

The 84 asylum seekers have been transferred to Curtin Detention Centre.

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Monday, July 15th, 2013 Broome, Derby, Police and courts Comments Off

Curtin Detention Centre: Families arrive

Women and children asylum seekers have started to arrive at Curtin Detention Centre.

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 Derby, Government Comments Off

Derby: Plan to release asylum seeker families

The government plans to release asylum seeker families into the community after several months’ detention at Curtin.

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Derby, Government Comments Off

Curtin Detention Centre: Minister to visit

Immigration minister Brendan O’Connor is to visit Curtin Detention Centre today.

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Friday, April 5th, 2013 Derby, Government Comments Off

Derby: Detention centre numbers halved

The number of assylum seekers at Curtin Detention Centre has been
reduced by half.
The West Australian says there are now 718 men in detention, down from
a peak of 1500 before bridging visas were issued.
Bridging visas allow the asylum seekers to live in the Australian
community while their applications for residence are assessed.
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The number of assylum seekers at Curtin Detention Centre has been

reduced by half.

The West Australian says there are now 718 men in detention, down from

a peak of 1500 before bridging visas were issued.

Bridging visas allow the asylum seekers to live in the Australian

community while their applications for residence are assessed.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 Derby, Government Comments Off
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