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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 Establishment


Postal Address

PO Box 126, Deloraine TAS 7304

Street Address

4260 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




51 beds; 4 accommodation units – Bronte, Huon, Franklin and Liffey

Number of Staff

89 full-time staff

Health Care Services

Responsible 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 Development

Vocational programs and educational programmes

Level of Security


Availability of Activities


Contact with Outside World

Visit 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