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Case File: Securing Medical Evacuation for FRX17

Case name: FRX17 as litigation representative for FRM17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 63 Case summary: During her detention on Nauru between 2013 and 2018, a young girl (the Applicant) faced serious mental health deterioration, including major mood disorder and suicidal ideation and intention. In 2017, the Applicant attempted suicide twice, and despite being urged by …

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Case Summary: Banning Mobile Phones in Immigration Detention Centres

Case name: ARJ17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCAFC 98 Case summary: The National Justice Project represented two applicants in these cases, and hundreds of others in the ARJ17 class action proceeding, against the Commonwealth of Australia and the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. A judgment was handed down on 22 June 2018 to ensure the …