25 years of Mandatory Detention

25 years of Mandatory Detention: An Overview of Key Events The policy of Mandatory Detention has been ongoing for the past 25 years. This policy has taken numerous forms under numerous governments, on both sides of politics. Below are some of the key events which have taken place over the past 25 years. 1992 –…

Proposed changes to Migration Act

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that the government would be introducing amendments to the Migration Act 1958. These proposed amendments, if legislated, would have significant consequences for people seeking asylum and refuge who have arrived, or attempted to arrive in Australia by boat. The Salvation Army is extremely concerned ┬áthat these amendments…