Completed Inquiry: Visits to immigration detention centres

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

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Completed Inquiry: Visits to immigration detention centres


The Committee presented its report A report on visits to immigration detention centres to both Houses of Parliament on 18 June 2001. Copies of the individual chapters are available in PDF format. The report is also available from the Committee Secretariat.

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF Format 19KB)
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Chapter 2: Background (PDF Format 56KB)
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Chapter 3: Administration of detention centres (PDF Format 26KB)
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Chapter 4: Detention centres: an overview (PDF Format 100KB)
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Chapter 5: Processing and related issues (PDF Format 55KB)
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Chapter 6: ACM's treatment of detainees (PDF Format 44KB)
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Chapter 7: The effects of detention (PDF Format 23KB)
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Chapter 8: Conclusions (PDF Format 10KB)
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Qualifying Comment (PDF Format 8KB)

Appendix A - Program of visits (PDF Format 9KB)

Appendix B - Reports on detention centres (PDF Format 14KB)

Appendix C - Arrivals by boat in 2000 (PDF Format 9KB)

Appendix D - World-wide refugee numbers (PDF Format 19KB)

Appendix E - Upgrading detention centres (PDF Format 10KB)

Appendix F - UNHCR's Guidelines on asylum seekers (PDF Format 35KB)

Appendix G - Convention relating to the Status of Refugees (PDF Format 42KB)

Appendix H - Immigration Detention Standards (PDF Format 39KB)