Latest detention News

NSW police charge teens over aggravated break-ins and pursuit in stolen ambulance
Detainees at Melbourne Alternative Place of Detention test positive to Covid
NSW police charge man after cars damaged in police pursuit at Coffs Harbour
UN Committee on Migrant Workers issues findings on Rwanda and Azerbaijan
New Zealand First welcomes High Court decision 14 October
AFP should retain counter-terrorism powers to keep Australians safe
Constant refugee policy changes leave service providers strained and stressed
OPCAT Implementation Bill 2021
Press briefing notes on Libya
NSW police charge man with 14 firearm offences after loaded pistol located at Albury
Committee on Protection of Rights of Migrant Workers concludes its thirty-third session after adopting its concluding observations
UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights
Press briefing notes on Myanmar
SA man sentenced for indecently filming women and possessing child abuse material
SA man sentenced for ‘peeping tom’ offences and possessing child abuse material
Committee on Migrant Workers Launches General Comment on Migrants’ Right to Liberty and Freedom from Arbitrary Detention
Operation Sovereign Borders monthly update 7 October
Polonia Reserve Redevelopment: Port Adelaide Enfield
Stop backsliding and expand freedom – UN expert: Cambodia
Statement on ending offshore processing in PNG
NSW police charge man after pursuit at Woolgoolga
Australia cannot abandon refugees in PNG
Launceston criminal networks targeted in joint police operation with AFP
Greens support WA Labor’s motion to raise age
Committee on Rights of Migrant Workers Meets with One Non-Governmental Organisation and One National Human Rights Institution
Evidence crimes against humanity and war crimes committed since 2016, UN report finds
Bachelet shocked by killing of Rohingya human rights defender
ACOSS backs call for vaccination gap for people with disability to be closed before easing COVID restrictions
New training for Foster and Kinship Carers
UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Rwanda and Azerbaijan
NSW police charge man with sexual assault of a child at Campbelltown
New Deaths in Custody Report released
Supervised Community Accommodation service to end
Wheel clamping ban now in effect in WA
WA immigration detention centre officer charged with assault
Human Rights Day: Isn’t it time to reconsider our mandatory, long-term immigration detention regime
Statement from Premier Mark McGowan
Law Council raises grave concerns about lack of safeguards in new ASIO powers
Immigration detention concerns deepen
Commission of Inquiry portal now online
Wheel clamping banned in Western Australia from December 14
High Court test cases decision a win for asylum seekers’ health care
NSW police charge man after pursuits across Sydney’s south west
ABC’s Stateless dominates AACTA Awards
Government secrecy around child abuse allegations continues to grow
‘Temporary’ podcast: giving voice to refugees under temporary protection
Australian FM statement on Kylie Moore-Gilbert
Jaensch “Doesn’t Know”