Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

5 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-206-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 991KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 30KB)
Recommendations (PDF 64KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 43KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the Bill
Purpose of the Bill
Key provisions of the Bill

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 180KB)

Issues raised by parliamentary scrutiny committees
Issues raised during this inquiry
Issues outside the scope of the Bill

Chapter 3 - Committee view and recommendations (PDF 28KB)
Labor Senators' dissenting report (PDF 253KB)

Key issues

Dissenting report by the Australian Greens (PDF 91KB)

Excessive and unjustified powers
No safeguards restricting use of force
No limit to the extent of force
Mixing criminals with asylum seekers
Insufficient training
Insufficient oversight
Excessive and unjustified immunities
Media access

Appendix 1 (PDF 17KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 58KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 80KB)

Answers to questions on notice

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560