Senate debates

Thursday, 16 August 2012


Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012; In Committee

7:28 pm

Photo of Sarah Hanson-YoungSarah Hanson-Young (SA, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

I have just had notice that there is at least one small child that has been transferred to Christmas Island—on the first boat intercepted on 13 August. So that small child now faces indefinite detention, whether or not they are found to be a refugee. Chair, I move that the question be put.

The TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN: The question is that Australian Greens amendment (1) on sheet 7264 be agreed to:


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