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'Living Hell': Refugees Scared Of Being Sent To Christmas Island

5 min read

Christmas Island's detention centre is a "living hell" and people in Australia's immigration detention system are petrified of being sent there, as the government moves to reopen the previously-shuttered facility.

Politics

Politics

Government Defends Controversial $423m Manus Island Contract For Paladin

1 min read

Christian Porter says there was a full and independent process in place for a contentious $423 million contract awarded to a security contractor on Manus Island.

Politics

Politics

Here's The PM's Video Message To People Smugglers Being Beamed Around The World

1 min read

As the government deals with the political fallout of a historic loss on asylum seeker legislation in parliament, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has released a video message aimed directly at people smugglers themselves.

Politics

Politics

Authorities In 'Race Against Time' To Check 1,000 Asylum Seekers

2 min read

Australia's security agencies are in a "race against time" to do background checks on asylum seekers after medical evacuation laws cleared parliament.

Politics

Politics

The Anatomy Of A Historic Government Loss In Parliament

5 min read

If you think about it, this is all Peter Dutton's fault.

National

National

Manus Island Refugee Wins Major Human Rights Award In Geneva

3 min read

From hunger strikes and being shot in the leg, to being celebrated by world-leading human rights groups, Abdul Aziz Muhamat's life has been in turmoil for years.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Two Tragedies Behind The Historic Asylum Seeker Vote

3 min read

Two tragedies four years apart form the background to today’s historic Parliamentary vote making it easier to medically evacuate refugees from Nauru and Manus Island.

Politics

Politics

Medical Transfer Bill To Become Law After Passing The Senate 36-34

2 min read

Legislation to expedite medical evacuations of refugees and asylum seekers to Australia has passed the Senate, after yesterday passing the House of Representatives.

Politics

Politics

Government Suffers Historic Defeat On Refugee Bill

3 min read

The Coalition government has suffered a historic loss on its own legislation, throwing Scott Morrison's administration into chaos on the first day of the new sitting year.

Politics

Politics

The Forgotten Victims In The Offshore Processing Debate: 'I Wish I Died In The Boat'

4 min read

As politicians continue to debate over the future of medical transfers, a few dozen refugees are sitting in a PNG hospital, awaiting medical treatment.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

The Graphic Moment A Hockey Player Loses His Teeth During Game

2 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Former 'Million Dollar' Vogue Model Living On The Streets

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

All Refugee Children Will Soon, Finally, Be Off Nauru

1 min read

No more asylum seeker children will be held on Nauru with the final four preparing to fly to the U.S. with their families for resettlement.

National

National

Child Asylum Seeker Allegedly Raped On Nauru Suing Australian Government

2 min read

In what is believed to be a first, a child asylum seeker who was allegedly raped while in detention on Nauru is suing the Australian federal government for breach of care.

10 Yearly

10 Yearly

Au Pairs, Bonk Bans... The A-Z Of A Brutal Year In Oz Politics

7 min read

Every year we think things can't get any odder in that strange house on the hill in Canberra, but every year our federal representatives seem to outdo themselves.

Politics

Politics

'Urgent' Push To Evacuate Sick Refugees From Manus, Nauru

3 min read

New MP Kerryn Phelps is leading a push from the growing parliamentary crossbench to evacuate refugee children and sick adults from Manus Island and Nauru.

Hannah Clarke

Hannah Clarke

I’m A Teacher And This Is Why I’ll Be Walking Off The Job For Refugees

5 min read

In my class I have a new student, a-six-year-old boy who has spent the last five years in Australia’s refugee camp on Nauru.

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani

I'm A Manus Detainee. Here's What Abbott And Hanson Need To Know

5 min read

Last week former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott praised Nauru in public by candidly calling it "a very pleasant island”.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Lion Air Black Box Found And Dutton On Nauru

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Views

Views

Refugee Kids Are Finally Getting Off Nauru, After Years In Limbo

4 min read

After five years, mounting public outrage, countless pleas for action from doctors, lawyers and politicians -- the kids are finally getting off Nauru.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Khashoggi Murder Details And Lion Air Flights Signals

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

'Nauru Is A Very Pleasant Island' And Other WTF Things Tony Abbott Has Said

4 min read

Australia's former Prime Minister seems to think adults and children asylum seekers on Nauru *really* are living in paradise.

Politics

Politics

Wake Up Scott! Even The Wiggles Want The Kids Off Nauru

2 min read

A campaign to bring refugee children on Nauru to Australia has scored some new high-profile supporters.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Eleven Kids Off Nauru And The Royals Fly To Fiji

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Eleven Children Off Nauru Thanks To Wentworth By-Election: Kerryn Phelps

3 min read

Kerryn Phelps has attributed the news of almost of almost a dozen children being transferred off Nauru to the voters of Wentworth in last week's by-election.

National

National

Aussie Doctors' Desperate Plea For Children In Emotional Video

3 min read

A new video from more than 6,000 doctors about the dire situation for refugee and asylum seeker children on Nauru has been released.

National

National

Refugees On Nauru Would Sign Deal Banning Them From Australia

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government is considering accepting New Zealand's long-standing offer to resettle refugees languishing on the islands.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Royal Baby And Doctors Want Kids Off Nauru

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Nauru Doctors Slam Expulsion Amid Fears For Refugee Kids

4 min read

Refugee children on Nauru as young as nine have attempted suicide, and there are fears some will die after mental health workers were expelled from the island.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Au Pairs Inquiry Kicks Off, Childcare Workers Protest Low Wages

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

NZ Journalist Detained While Interviewing Refugee On Nauru

3 min read

Nauru says her media accreditation has been revoked.

National

National

A Horrific Look Into Australia's Immigration 'War Zone'

3 min read

"He needed mental health assistance, and got nothing. He is a victim of neglect"

Politics

Politics

Dutton Said Deporting Au Pairs Would Be "A Bit Rough"

2 min read

How about those kids on Nauru?

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Peter Dutton Will Help Au Pairs, But Not These People Who Need Help

3 min read

Massive public outcry isn't enough for a young family to avoid deportation, but just one phone call from an au pair is.

Politics

Politics

Concerns For Children On Nauru As Girl Reportedly Sets Herself Alight

2 min read

Advocacy groups and health experts are imploring politicians to confront the severe psychological disorder affecting children on Nauru.

National

National

Photos Emerge Of Some Of The 119 Children Trapped On Nauru

5 min read

A coalition of 30 groups has given the government a three month deadline to resettle all children off Nauru.

National

National

The Refugee Book Secretly Written On WhatsApp From Manus

4 min read

'It represents how free a human being can be if they resist.'

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Thai Boys Released From Hospital And Google Cops A Massive Fine

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Five Years In Detention For Manus, Nauru Refugees

3 min read

"Such deliberate and sustained cruelty to innocent human beings is fundamentally wrong."

News

News

This Is What Refugees On Manus And Nauru Want Australians To Know

9 min read

'What can we really want from Australia except freedom? Stop torturing us.'

Views

Views

The Women Whose Voices Have No Hope Of Being Heard

5 min read

"The Australian Government refuses to see the women and girls on its very doorstep – the women against whom it has chosen to discriminate, and whose rights it has systematically violated."

Politics

Politics

Why You Should Care About Kids Detained At The US Border

4 min read

There are definite echoes of how we treated refugees trying to come to our country.

Views

Views

The Way Australia Cooks Its Refugee Books Is Just Not Cricket

7 min read

We have little to be proud of in our treatment of refugees. We need to honestly shine a light  on our country's shame.

Politics

Politics

Refugees Dying, Fearing Poverty As Refugee Week Marked In Australia

6 min read

Government policy changes "like sitting on a timebomb", one asylum seeker said.

Politics

Politics

'Humane' Refugee Bill Introduced To Parliament

2 min read

New bill to "dismantle Australia's current offshore immigration detention".

Politics

Politics

Here's How Manus Refugees Are Coping In The USA

4 min read

Not all of the men are coping well with their new lives.

Politics

Politics

Another Shocking Week In Refugee Detention That Our Pollies Would Sooner Ignore

8 min read

One refugee dead, one dying, a devastating fire and more political bickering than action.