General view of the perimeter fence of the North West Point Detention Centre on Christmas Island, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AAP)

The Department of Home Affairs has been ordered to pay compensation for breaching the privacy of almost 10,000 asylum seekers. Lawyers say the landmark decision is the first of its kind in Australia.

Tom Stayner, Marcus Megalokonomos
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