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Indefinite Detention Inquiry

We prepared a submission to the Senate Inquiry into indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia.  Our submission highlighted some recurring experiences of people we have worked with receiving long-term involuntary treatment under the Mental Health Act 2013. Receiving long-term and involuntary treatment at a facility such as the Millbrook Rise Centre constitutes indefinite detention for the purposes of the inquiry, as Treatment Order can continue to be extended every six to twelve months by the Mental ...

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