Australian High Court

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Why the High Court ruled indefinite detention unlawful

The Australian High Court has determined that indefinite immigration detention is unlawful. This decision has led to the release of at least 80 people from detention. In the deep dive we’ll explain what’s led to this decision and why it’s happened now after decades of mandatory detention as a policy.


Hosts: Billi FitzSimons and Emma Gillespie

Journalist: Tom Crowley

Producer: Ninah Kopel

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EV road charges in Australia

High Court strikes down EV road charge

EV road charges in Australia were dealt a blow on Wednesday, after the High Court struck down a charge being used in Victoria since 2021.

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