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New data shows the continuing national rise in methamphetamine use among Australian police detainees.
Delivered by the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC), the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program supports the National Drug Strategy through its timely provision of data...
Introduction: The purpose of this inquiry is to investigate the ways in which life in immigration detention affects the health, well-being and development of children. The inquiry will assess the impact on children by seeking the views of people who were previously detained as...
Australia's immigration detention network has been subject to numerous reviews in recent years. This was due to the unprecedented strain on the network arising from increased Irregular Maritime Arrivals and the subsequent unrest and increase in suicide and self-harm incidents in...
Immigration detention is one of the most complex, controversial and debated areas of government policy. Over the past three years, the number of people in immigration detention has increased significantly. Around 1000 people were accommodated in immigration detention in June 2009, compared to around 7670...
The policy of mandatory detention in Australia (that is the legal requirement to detain all non-citizens without a valid visa) was introduced by the Keating (Labor) Government in 1992 in response to a wave of Indochinese boat arrivals.
Under this policy it is a...
The Ombudsman is investigating over 200 cases of suspected unwarranted detention under the Migration Act.
These reports on sixteen of the cases were tabled in Parliament 21 March 2007; the government's responses to the recommendations are also provided.
The Ombudsman has provided a further seven assessments of the circumstances of people who have remained in immigration detention for two years or more to the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, and these were tabled in parliament on 10 May. The reports and the...
This report begins by examining what is, in the committee’s view, a fundamental question in the administration of the Migration Act – the nature of the Minister’s responsibility for the actions and administrative ‘culture’ of their department. It then assess the migration process in roughly...
No single party was directly to blame for the two nights of violence that led to the death of the Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati at Manus detention centre, according to a long-awaited government-commissioned review.
The Cornall review, which places significant emphasis on the...
This paper outlines Australia's refugee resettlement program, and the various legal and political questions surrounding it.
What is a refugee?
The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees (the 1951 Refugee Convention) is the key international legal document defining who is...