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Pre-emptive and indefinite detention in the new Victorian Omnibus Bill


The Victorian Government is trying to pass laws that allow pre-emptive and indefinite detention for those who are ‘likely’ to break a law.

  • What is the COVID-19 Omnibus Bill?
  • How will it affect Victorians?
  • What is this about ‘pre-emptive, indefinite detention’?

Here is a breakdown of the Bill which is not due to be passed by the Legislative Council until early-mid October.