Two parallel class actions have been launched in the High Court for around 1,200 remaining asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru.
Question of the week #5
Q: Does having a Violence Restraining Order (VRO) against me mean I have a criminal record?
A: Having a VRO against you does not go on your criminal record. However it should be noted that a breach of the VRO is a criminal offence and once charged and convicted the breach will go on your criminal record.