Government settles in Christmas Island child detention case

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Yesterday, the Victorian Supreme Court approved the settlement of a nine-year-old girl’s damages claim relating to her detention on Christmas Island.

However, a class action claim has been ruled out, and questions have been raised about where this leaves other detainees who have suffered physical and mental harm.

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Thursday, April 27 2017
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