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The Belconnen Remand Centre
  • Security Rating: Maximum
  • Gender Population: Male and Female
  • Capacity: Currently Under Revision
  • Address: Rae St Belconnen ACT 2617
  • Telephone: (02) 6207 0733 Fax:(02) 6207 0743

The Belconnen Remand Centre:

  • Provides secure and safe care of detainees while held in custody or transit;
  • Delivers programs and provides support services for detainees to minimise the negative consequences of custodial detention;
  • Promotes rehabilitative ideals; and
  • Detains a small number of illegal immigrants for the (Commonwealth) Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs on a cost recovery basis.
  • The Symonston Periodic Detention Centre:
  • Accepts detainees who are required to undertake community work between 12 and 104 consecutive detention periods (each period being two days), as determined by the courts.
  • Provides a prison alternative and has proved an extremely important sentencing option to the courts.
Periodic Detention Centre
  • Security Rating: Minimum
  • Capacity: 49 Prisoners
  • Gender Population: Male and Female
  • Address: Mugga Lane Symonston ACT 2609

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