The Brisbane hotels where offshore detainees are kept under guard

"The placement of a detainee in an APOD is undertaken by completing a rigorous risk assessment which ensures the safety and security of detainees and others," the statement read.

"Detainees are only accommodated in an APOD where they are deemed not to pose a threat to the community. Appropriate monitoring and security arrangements are in place. This may include security officers."

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