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Immigration detention is not the answer, for anyone.

People are detained without a time limit, for months, sometimes even years.

It is harmful and expensive. It robs people of their dignity, spirit and lives.

This can’t go on.

We are working towards an immigration system that is based on humanity, compassion and fairness.

To begin this process of change and to reduce detention, we are calling for:

Community-based alternatives to detention that respect rights can minimise the use of detention, reducing costs and helping people to live with dignity in the community while going through the immigration process.

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Will the new Minister listen to us?

Will the new Minister listen to us and work with us to change this immigration detention system? https://twitter.com/DetentionForum/status/948509351760875522 While 2017 ended with a welcome news of the closure of the Verne detention centre, 2018 opened with a change [...]

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#Unlocked17

Unlocking Detention is a twitter tour of the Detention Estate

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Thanks to everyone who participated in and shaped yesterday's BIG #Time4aTimeLimit meeting. Great discussions and so much energy. We hope you are taking your next/new step towards ending indefinite immigration #detention TODAY.

Great workshop this afternoon with @wallsmustfall on communicating with and engaging local communities to work to #EndIndefiniteDetention
#Time4aTimeLimit
@DetentionForum

@Sammy_G1988 talking through messaging around indefinite detention by reminding us that awareness of this issue is low. 12 months ago, I knew nothing about indefinite detention. Now know its #Time4aTimeLimit

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