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‘Like flying’: Dozens more refugees released from hotel detention in Melbourne

Dozens of refugees have been escorted onto buses outside the Park Hotel in Carlton ahead of being freed, a day after the surprise release of...

But the second day of releases is bittersweet news to the 14 men who remain detained at the hotel, who have been told they have not been approved for visas but not the reasons why.

  • Rachel Eddie and Rachael Dexter
  • The Age

Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said the government had decided to release the men into the community as it was cheaper than paying for their prolonged stay in hotels or…

The men have been taken to the Melbourne Immigration and Transit Accommodation centre in…

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