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Court delays bid to move man from immigration detention in Melbourne to WA

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/aug/12/court-delays-bid-to-move-man-from-immigration-detention-in-melbourne-to-wa

The federal government wants to transfer the 68-year-old – who has diabetes – amid concerns he is at risk of contracting Covid-19

A man remains in limbo in Melbourne immigration detention amid a legal stoush about moving him to Western Australia because of Covid-19.

The federal court previously ruled the 68-year-old – who has diabetes – could no longer be held at the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation centre at Broadmeadows because he was at risk of contracting coronavirus.

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