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Immigration detainees ‘scared and stressed’ about catching COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 5th August 2020 -  The number of people detained in Australia has increased during the coronavirus pandemic     Refugee advocates fear that a COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne detention facilities

More Asylum Seeker ‘Mothers’ on Suicide Watch

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th July 2014 -  The Australian Human Rights Commission says it holds grave concerns for the welfare of asylum seekers, particularly mothers and children on Christmas Island, after visiting detainees…

Rebuff to Church Offer for Child Asylum Seekers

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th March 2014 -  The Federal Government has turned down an offer from the Uniting Church in Australia for sanctuary for children without parents held on Christmas Island and destined for a life on…
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