153 (j).

From the Human Rights chapter of the ALP National Platform:

161. Asylum seekers who are independently determined to be refugees under the Migration Act 1958 will be given permanent protection.

153 (j). Detention of asylum seekers should only be used for health, identity and security checks. Children and family groups should initially be placed under supervision within the community. In other circumstances, detention would remain mandatory for the duration of these initial check.

153 (k). Conditions of detention must be humane and appropriate to the needs of asylum seekers, with appropriate alternatives to detention centres made to meet the needs of unaccompanied children and family groups.

153. (l) The length and conditions of detention must be subject to review and detention centres managed by the public sector.

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