Ashley Youth Detention Centre


Below is official information.

The reality is very different as was shown in the NSW Inspector’s Report.

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment2000
Postal AddressPO Box 126, Deloraine TAS 7304
Street Address4260 Meander Valley Highway, Deloraine TAS 7304
How to Get There
Deloraine is situated in the central north of Tasmania midway between Launceston and Devonport – approximately 50 kilometres from either city or about 45 minutes driving time
Phone no.
(03) 6362 2311
Capacity51 beds; 4 accommodation units – Bronte, Huon, Franklin and Liffe
Number of Staff89 full-time staff
Health Care ServicesResponsible by Forensic Health Services

Young people are to be screened by a nursing using a ‘Tier 1’ assessment within 24 hours of admission and by a doctor within 72 hours
Education & Skill DevelopmentVocational programs and educational programmes
Level of Security
Availability of ActivitiesCounselling
Contact with Outside WorldVisit Days and Times

Wednesday 12:00 – 15:15

Saturday and Sunday 10:30 – 15:15

*Bookings in advance by telephoning the Admissions office during normal business hours: Monday – Friday 09:00-17:00

Phone Call Days and Times

Monday – Friday 18:00-21:00

Saturday and Sunday 10:00-21:00
Time Out of Cell
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