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Brandis Announces New Anti-Terror Laws; Control Orders To Apply To 14-Year-Olds; Indefinite Detention For Convicted Terrorists

September 11, 2016 - 12:56 -- Admin

The federal government will this week introduce legislation to extend anti-terrorist control orders to 14-year-olds and to provide for indefinite detention of high-risk offenders. The Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis, announced the proposals at a media conference in Brisbane this morning. Control orders currently have a minimum age threshold of 16 years. The government plans to […]