Detention Logs

We publish data, documents and investigations that reveal new perspectives on conditions and events inside Australia's immigration detention network. Detention Logs supports deeper community knowledge of and accountability for conditions in detention.


So far Detention Logs has published 7632 incident reports produced by staff at Australia's onshore immigration detention facilities between 3 Oct 2009 and 26 May 2011.


The information on this website is used in reporting on and research into detention.


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…Furthermore, at the September doctor’s meeting, the acting site manager expressed a view that IHMS was set up so the Australia Federal Government could divest itself of risk from the lack of appropriate care provided to asylum seekers. He went on to say there will one day be a royal commission into what is taking place on Christmas Island. He suggested we document well.
Extract from a “letter of concern” by 15 doctors working at Christmas Island Detention Centre, November 2013 reported by Guardian Australia