Compiled and analysed by: Sahar Okhovat The responses to Senate Questions on Notice after the 2021-22 Additional Estimates round were published on 25 March 2022. We analysed the questions put to the Department of Home...
Detention of people seeking asylum in AustraliaIn Australia, anyone who does not have a valid visa is required to be detained. This means that people seeking asylum are generally detained, often for long and uncertain periods. There is no independent review of the decision to detain, and people have been detained for increasingly long periods. The detention of people seeking asylum under this regime is one of the harshest in the world, and causes terrible suffering. You can also find more information by type here.
What does the Federal Budget hold for refugees and people seeking humanitarian protection? This analysis provides a full briefing of those changes.