Former youth detention centre to be demolished

April 23, 2024 9:24 am in by
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A disused former youth detention centre in Berrimah is set to be knocked down with a tender released for the sites demolition.

The former Don Dale youth detention centre has been vacant since 2014.

A 2017 Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the NT, found the centre on Tivendale Road was no longer fit-for-purpose.

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Options for the future use of the site are currently being considered.

Demolition is expected to begin in July.