Australian Government Closes Major Immigration Detention Centres

The Sentinel | January 03, 2019

Australian Government Closes Major Immigration Detention Centres
The Australian government on Wednesday announced the closure of two onshore immigration detention facilities, saying its efforts to stop people seeking asylum by boat has reduced the number of people in detention. In a move that the government claimed as a win for its tough border protection policies, Immigration Minister David Coleman said that Maribyrnong in Melbourne and Villawood in Sydney would be closed. They mark the 18th and 19th immigration detention centers closed by this government during its two terms in power.

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