Home Affairs working to re-detain most serious offenders after High Court ruling

Miriam Webber
Updated February 12 2024 - 5:48pm, first published 3:33pm
Opposition spokesperson for Home Affairs, James Paterson, sought the data from the department, along with Michaelia Cash (inset). Pictures by Gary Ramage and Sitthixay Ditthavong
Opposition spokesperson for Home Affairs, James Paterson, sought the data from the department, along with Michaelia Cash (inset). Pictures by Gary Ramage and Sitthixay Ditthavong

Home Affairs is "well advanced" in an effort to re-detain some of the most serious offenders among the cohort of 149 people released from indefinite immigration detention last year, secretary Stephanie Foster told Senate estimates on Monday.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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