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COVID-19 stoush keeps detainee in limbo – The Murray Valley Standard

A man remains in limbo in Melbourne immigration detention amid a legal stoush about moving him because of COVID-19. The Federal Court had ruled the 68-year-ol…

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A man remains in limbo in Melbourne immigration detention amid a legal stoush about moving him because of COVID-19.
The Federal Court had ruled the 68-year-old could no longer be held in Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation at Broadmeadows because he risked catching coronavirus there.
He has diabetes and the federal government decided to move him on Thursday to Western Australia’s Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre.
But Justice Bernard Murphy has ordered the man stay put for now,…

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