Offshore detention costs taxpayers up to $573,000 each person a year, report finds
Offshore detention costs Australian taxpayers as much as $573,000 a person each year, according to a report from advocacy groups released as the independent senator Jacqui Lambie weighed up whether to support the repeal of medevac laws.
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