Refugee Council of Australia

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Statistics on people in detention in Australia

Who is in immigration detention in Australia? How many people are there in detention, and where are they detained? Where do they come from, and why are they being detained? How many children are detained? How long are...

Fast tracking statistics

The government introduced new system of determining who is a refugee for people who came by boat, called 'fast tracking'. How many decisions have they made? How many people are being recognised?