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Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre

The Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre is a medium to high security institution located at Berrimah, adjacent to the Darwin Correctional Centre. It has a capacity for up to 38 juveniles of both sexes. It is the main centre for the detention of juveniles within the Northern Territory . The Centre operates a structured program of behavioural management and case management of detainees in support of offender rehabilitation that includes post release options.

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Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre

The Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre is a medium to high security institution located within the Aranda House complex in Alice Springs . It has a capacity of up to 10 juveniles of either sex. It is designed for use as a short-term holding/remand centre for up to four days. If a juvenile is sentenced or remanded to a longer period he/she is transferred to the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre in Darwin until their release or further Court appearance. The Centre has only one permanent staff member, who performs alternate duties within Community Corrections when the Centre is not in use. Remaining staff requirements are met from an established pool of casual employees.

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Last Updated: 4/08/06

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