RISE eX-detainees statement: Preventative Detention regime bill – Fear-mongering anti-immigrant and anti-refugee campaigns waged by the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal National Party once again. 06/12/2023

Today the “Preventative Detention regime” bill – another white supremacist migration law was passed in the Australian Parliament.  The Australian Labor Party and the Liberal National Party are sticking together once more to wage fear-mongering anti-refugee and...

eX-detainee statement, November 14, 2023 – Our community has been permanently harmed by Australia’s indefinite administrative refugee detention system, and no one can undo or revoke the effects of this unfair and discriminatory practice just because it is now deemed to be “illegal”.

In 1992, the Australian Labor government introduced indefinite administrative immigration detention to block non-white refugees from coming to Australia by boat, and last week the Australian high court declared it unlawful. The news of the high court decision triggers...