The Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre has an operational capacity of approximately 400 persons, but is reported to have been used to hold more than 1,000 persons.

Immigration detention for New Zealanders “repugnant and unnecessary”

The issue of New Zealand citizens in Australian immigration detention, including at offshore centres such as Christmas island, has been raised in LawPoints, a publication of the New Zealand Law Society. There are approximately 200 New Zealand citizens in immigration detention, many likely awaiting the outcome ...
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