Labor’s new laws to re-detain migrants at risk of reoffending to be modelled on Coalition’s anti-terror orders

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The draft laws allow the government to apply to a court to put migrants released after a landmark high court decision back in detention

The Albanese government is close to finalising new laws to re-detain migrants and refugees deemed to pose an “unacceptable risk” of reoffending, amid an escalating political fight.

The bill to be introduced to parliament this week is modelled on counter-terrorism laws put in place by the former Coalition government, but with some differences.

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