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25 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants

23 Feb 2017 description

At 31 January 2017, there were 1351 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1082 in immigration detention on the mainland and 269 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 568 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 25,252 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

22 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants.

13 Feb 2017 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 December 2016, there were 1364 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1101 in immigration detention on the mainland and 263 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 566 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 25,810 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

05 Jan 2017 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 30 November 2016, there were 1414 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1158 in immigration detention on the mainland and 256 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 560 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 26,186 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

31 Oct 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 October 2016, there were 1403 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1150 in immigration detention on the mainland and 253 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 557 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 26,642 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

30 Sep 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 30 September 2016, there were 1454 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1203 in immigration detention on the mainland and 251 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 608 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 26,842 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

29 Sep 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 August 2016, there were 1602 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1355 in immigration detention on the mainland and 247 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 619 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 27,453 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

The table below reflects figures based on records in Department of Immigration and Border Protection systems.

23 Aug 2016 description

By Joanna Menagh

Three asylum seekers died after setting out on a makeshift raft from a sinking asylum seeker boat in 2013 in a desperate bid to get help, an inquest in the Perth Coroner's Court has heard.

The plight of the men, Mohammad Hassan, 21, Mohammad Noor, 20 and a man known as Mr Sabibullah, had come to the court's attention because the administrator of the island wanted to nominate them for a bravery award.

31 Jul 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 July 2016, there were 1588 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1346 in immigration detention on the mainland and 242 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 627 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 27,801 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

27 Jul 2016 description

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, July 27, 2016) – A Sudanese man who fled war and persecution and was injured in riots in Manus Island in PNG has been secretly deported from Melbourne to Christmas Island.

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04 Jul 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics

Summary

At 30 April 2016, there were 1,695 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1,509 in immigration detention on the mainland and 186 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 645 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 28,503 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

30 Jun 2016 description

At 30 June 2016, there were 1577 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1375 in immigration detention on the mainland and 202 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 623 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 28,163 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

At 30 June 2016, there were no children in held immigration detention facilities.

15 Jun 2016 description

About this report

This report provides an overview of the number of people in immigration detention and Regional Processing Centres as at midnight on the date of the report. The report is produced on a monthly basis.

13 Jun 2016 description

By James Hancock

Five years ago, at the age of just 16, Arif Hazara left behind his family in Afghanistan and made the dangerous journey by boat to Australia to escape violence and persecution.

The third-year university student is among 30 people from across the globe attending a UNHCR meeting in Geneva this week aimed at giving young refugees and asylum seekers a voice.

Mr Hazara could not speak English when he arrived in the country in 2011.

Now aged 21, he is completing a university degree in Melbourne while working as an assistant accountant.

31 May 2016 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 31 May 2016, there were 1570 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1393 in immigration detention on the mainland and 177 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 658 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 28,329 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

At 31 May 2016, there were no children in held immigration detention facilities.

02 Mar 2016 description

About this report

This report provides an overview of the number of people in immigration detention and Regional Processing Centres as at midnight on the date of the report. The report is produced on a monthly basis.

03 Feb 2016 description

About this report

This report provides an overview of the number of people in immigration detention and Regional Processing Centres as at midnight on the date of the report. The report is produced on a monthly basis.

12 Jan 2016 description

Summary

At 30 December 2015, there were 1792 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1,647 in immigration detention on the mainland and 145 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 603 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 28,919 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.