Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre


Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre

Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre is an Australian immigration detention facility in Maribyrnong, Victoria. Originally opened in 1966, as the Maribyrnong Migrant Hostel, then the Midway (Migrant) Hostel in the late 1960s and now based within a part of Victoria University's campus student accommodation since 1989. The current Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre was opened in 1983, set up for people who have over-stayed their visas, had their visa cancelled, or who have been denied entry into the country through international airports and seaports.[1] Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre is operated by Global Solutions Limited, formerly part of Group 4 Securicor on behalf of the Australian Government.[2]

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Coordinates: 37°46′37″S 144°52′35″E / 37.776861°S 144.876263°E / -37.776861; 144.876263


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