Indefinite immigrant detention ruled unlawful

By Kat Wong
Updated November 8 2023 - 9:45pm, first published 9:42pm
The High Court has declared indefinite immigrant detention unlawful. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)
The High Court has declared indefinite immigrant detention unlawful. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)

Indefinite immigration detention is unlawful, the High Court has ruled, upending a controversial decision that has guided the Australian asylum seeker policy for the last two decades.

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