Fact sheets and other publications about immigration detention, asylum seekers and refugees
The reports below published by the Commission outline issues of concern arising from its visits to immigration detention facilities.
- Dept. of Home Affairs response to Adelaide Immigration Detention Centre
The Commission can inquire into complaints of breaches of human rights under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) (AHRC Act).
When the Commission receives a complaint of an alleged breach of human rights the Commission will attempt to resolve the complaint through conciliation.
View the Commission's concerns about the treatment of refugees, including those who have received adverse security assessments from ASIO.
Over the last decade the Commission has worked to promote and protect the human rights of asylum seekers, refugees, and people in immigration detention. This work has included: