Australia plans 'indefinite detention' of terror convicts

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‘Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia will indefinitely detain high-risk terror convicts as the government is pushing ahead with tightening security laws.

Turnbull announced the new laws on Monday, which he said “are designed to deter terrorism, prevent it, ensure that the nation and our people are kept safe.”

“This legislation will enable additional periods of imprisonment for terrorist offenders who have served their sentences but are still judged to present an unacceptable risk to the community,” he said.’

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