Indefinite detention: Coalition had already released five of 93 impacted by high court decision, document reveals

Document published by high court also confirms not all 93 had convictions in Australia

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Five of the 93 people affected by this month’s high court decision on indefinite detention had already been released into community detention by the Coalition.

According to a home affairs document, the person who spent the second longest time in detention – 12 years – was living in the Australian community under a “residence determination” granted by the Morrison government in February 2022.

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