Number of people detained every year

Elin Eriksson made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

The request was refused by Department of Home Affairs.

From: Elin Eriksson

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

This Freedom of Information requires the number of people being
held in detention centers under Immigration acts from the year 2000
to the year 2014. To be more specific I want to know the total amount of people being detained in every kind of detention facility for the entire year, and for each year since the year 2000.

Yours faithfully,
Elin Eriksson

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Our references: FA 14/12/00004; ADF2014/42871

 

Dear Ms Elin

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information requires the number of people being held in
detention centers under Immigration acts from the year 2000 to the year
2014. To be more specific I want to know the total amount of people being
detained in every kind of detention facility for the entire year, and for
each year since the year 2000.

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

Departmental statistics are published at
[3]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

 

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From: FOI

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Our references: FA 14/12/00010; ADF2014/42896

 

Dear Ms Elin

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information requires the total number of minors in
immigration detention centres in Australia from the years 2000-2014. To be
more specific: I want to know the total amount of minors kept in any kind
of immigration detention facility for each year since the year 2000.

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

You will also be able to source the information that you seek from
external sources such as the Australian Parliamentary Library, Hansard and
various reports published by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [3][DIBP request email]

 

 

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From: FOI

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Our references: FA 14/12/00012; ADF2014/42902      

 

Dear Ms Eriksson

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information request requires the gender balance of people
being held in any kind of immigration detention centre from the years
2000-2014. Example: For the year 2004, how many of the people held in
immigration detention of any kind in Australia were men and how many were
women?

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

Departmental statistics are published at
[3]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

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policy can be viewed on the department's website at www.immi.gov.au.  See:
http://www.immi.gov.au/functional/privac...

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From: FOI

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Our references: FA 14/12/00008; ADF2014/42877

 

Dear Ms Eriksson

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information request requires the total capacity of
detention places in immigration detention centres in Australia for the
years 2000-2014. To be more specific I want the number of how many people
that hypothetically could be held in immigration detention at the same
time in all different types of detention centres or facilities, not
depending on the length of detention.

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

Departmental statistics are published at
[3]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

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intended recipient is prohibited.  DIBP respects your privacy and has
obligations under the Privacy Act 1988.  The official departmental privacy
policy can be viewed on the department's website at www.immi.gov.au.  See:
http://www.immi.gov.au/functional/privac...

References

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From: FOI

UNCLASSIFIED

Our references: FA 14/12/00014 ; ADF2014/42911

 

Dear Ms Eriksson

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information request requires the average length of people
being held in any kind of immigration detention centre of facility in
Australia for the years 2000-2014.

 

I would also like to know for how long the person who have been kept for
the longest time in detention for every year 2000-2014. In other words,
example: The year 2000, who had been kept in immigration detention for the
longest time and for how long had he or she been in detention (without
telling any personal information, just the length).

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

Departmental statistics are published at
[3]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

UNCLASSIFIED

Important Notice: If you have received this email by mistake, please
advise
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intended recipient is prohibited.  DIBP respects your privacy and has
obligations under the Privacy Act 1988.  The official departmental privacy
policy can be viewed on the department's website at www.immi.gov.au.  See:
http://www.immi.gov.au/functional/privac...

References

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3. http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/
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From: FOI

UNCLASSIFIED

Our references: FA 14/12/00016 ; ADF2014/42921

 

Dear Ms Eriksson

 

I refer to your request for access to information, received on 17 November
2014, for:

 

This Freedom of Information request requires the total number of any kind
of Immigration Detention Centres being in use and their names and
locations from the year 2000 to 2014.

 

The department is of the view that your request for general statistics is
not subject to the FOI Act. Section 4 of the FOI Act provides that
material maintained for reference purposes that is otherwise publically
available is not considered a document that you can access under the FOI
Act.  As such, your request has not been registered.

 

Access to published statistics

You may not be aware that the department publishes a number of statistical
and research reports. These can be found at
[1]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publication... .  

 

Further information is published in the department’s annual reports. See:
[2]http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...

 

Departmental statistics are published at
[3]http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Beth Morrison

FOI Inbox Manager

FOI and Privacy Policy Section - Department of Immigration and Border
Protection
Telephone: (02) 6264 1699
Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED

Important Notice: If you have received this email by mistake, please
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intended recipient is prohibited.  DIBP respects your privacy and has
obligations under the Privacy Act 1988.  The official departmental privacy
policy can be viewed on the department's website at www.immi.gov.au.  See:
http://www.immi.gov.au/functional/privac...

References

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2. http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/ann...
3. http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statistics/
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