The Australian Government Is Trying To Deport This Young Family. A Judge Has Stopped That — For Now.
The family has been detained on Christmas Island since September 2019.
A Columnist Encouraged Refugees To Self Harm And His Newspaper Defended It By Saying They Probably Don't Subscribe
Just 73 words long, the blog post breached four separate journalism standards.
Australia Says It Won’t Release Files On The Death Of A Young Man Sent To Nauru Because It’s Not Important To The Public
“The subject matter of the documents does not seem to have the character of public importance.”
Australia Sent A Young Gay Man To Detention On A Tiny Island. He Died. Australia Says It’s The Island’s Problem.
Australia: This is a matter for Nauru. Nauru: We're not holding an inquest.
As a teenager, Rakib Khan fell in love with another boy. At 24, he died of mysterious causes in an Australian detention camp. This is his story.
Exclusive: An internal review obtained under FOI found at least four asylum seekers were asked if they could avoid harm by not being open about their sexuality.
A Blind Refugee With Schizophrenia Was In Detention For The Entire 2010s. He Just Won A Huge Court Case.
On Christmas Eve, a judge likened the 36-year-old man’s ongoing detention to a scene from the famous satirical novel Catch-22.
Exclusive: Australia repeatedly asks sick refugees to fly to Taiwan for treatment, even after they've refused to go, in order to uphold its harsh immigration policies.
Sick Refugees Were Quickly Transferred To Australia Just Before The Controversial Medevac Regime Began
Exclusive: The secretive government task force deciding the fate of sick refugees approved an unusually high number of transfers in its last meeting before medevac.
A Detention Centre Said A Man Was Brought To His Hearing Late Because He Slept In. A Tribunal Said That Was Laughable.
"This state of affairs is thoroughly unacceptable."
Exclusive: The untold backstory of the Taiwan deal reveals the extraordinary lengths Australia has gone to in order to keep sick refugees away from its shores.
"Don’t argue with me, love, or you’ll be going back in the paddy wagon as accessory to bloody murder."
Exclusive: The tribunal was "not prepared to accept that these photos are genuine, non-staged photos" of the man having gay sex.
Politician: “So they’re guarding an empty facility?” Bureaucrat: “Well, they're maintaining its operational status.”
There were over 60 self-harm incidents in Papua New Guinea in June 2019. In April, there were fewer than 10.
She blamed "internet issues" for filing her application 15 minutes after midnight.
“It is troubling that a person who is regarded as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person … could be removed from the country in which First Nations people were the first Australians.”
The Government "Strongly Encouraged" Controversial Chinese Cultural Institutes To Consider Registering As Foreign Agents Ahead Of The Election. They Refused.
“It is an offence not to register if you are required to do so.”
The change to the Migration Act would prevent asylum seekers held on Nauru or Manus Island within the last six years from applying for any visa to Australia.
Al Jazeera was "strongly encouraged" to look over Australia's foreign influence law after the investigation was broadcast on the ABC.
Here's everything you need to know about the last-minute legal bid to halt the family's deportation.
The “Biloela family” — Tamil parents with two young daughters who settled in regional Australia — face deportation to Sri Lanka this week.
Doctors and lawyers say they have lost contact with the men detained in Port Moresby.
But refugees cannot ask the courts to order for transfers to Australia.
"Making kids wash cars for $4 an hour doesn't boost their skills or somehow magically fix what's broken in our labour market."
The man is among 53 asylum-seekers who were stripped of their phones and moved to a new detention centre.
Despite Warnings About Rapists And Murderers, Only Two Refugees Seeking Medical Treatment Raised Security Questions
There were dramatic warnings about criminals flooding Australia — but six months into medevac transfers, the government can’t say if it has ever used its security veto.
“I would not be able to see my friends in Australia, and people who I now call my family members.”
“Surely no one will accept that specious argument,” a refugee lawyer told BuzzFeed News.
"Desperate parents told me of children who could not eat and drink and were wasting away before their eyes."
A critical question has not been answered: how will the mine eventually be closed?
"Sex-selection abortion bans come from the toolbox of the anti-abortion movement."
“Only 1% of total deportations from New Zealand are to Australia, while more than 50% of total deportations from Australia are to New Zealand.”
Award-winning journalist Adele Ferguson says the controversial raids have made it harder to do investigative reporting.
This TV Network Aired Undercover Footage Of A Candidate In A Strip Club. Then It Heard From The Government.
The government told Nine to brush up on its legal obligations under the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme.
Asylum Seekers In Papua New Guinea Will Have To Give Up Phones As They’re Forced Into New Holding Cells
The men have been told to surrender their mobile phones and medication, and that they will not be able to leave their rooms.
A big mistake means Glencore's McArthur River Mine will need 1,000 years of monitoring once digging stops. The government is about to decide if it can keep mining.
A Coroner Advised How To Stop Refugees Dying In Detention A Year Ago And The Government Still Hasn't Responded
The government said it would respond to the findings of the inquest into the death of Hamid Khazaei by the end of 2018.
The 15-month-old is being treated for Influenza A.
The Government Asked Asylum Seekers About Their Sex Lives, Then Fought To Keep The Interviews Secret
A government employee asked two asylum seekers for intimate details. The government didn't want you to know about it.
Exclusive: A government report has revealed the “unbelievably high” rate of medical admissions for refugees suffering mental illness on Nauru.
Australian Border Force gave me 107 pages of documents about this 700-word article.
If you have a go, you'll get either Albo or ScoMo.
Anthony Albanese is currently the only contestant in the race to replace Bill Shorten as opposition leader.
Tony Abbott spoke on Saturday evening after losing his seat to Zali Steggall.
Independent Zali Steggall unseated Abbott, who was prime minister from 2013 to 2015.
For the last few weeks, candidates, campaigners and the AEC have been criss-crossing the Northern Territory in a huge logistical effort.
Pencil + Paper + Ink = Democracy.
Is this the dawning of the age of Aquarius?
Who said it? Take the quiz and find out how much attention you've been paying to the 2019 Australian election.
"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."
Possibly our toughest quiz ever.
Prime minister Scott Morrison called the Greens "a very dangerous fringe party".
This Tiny Remote Town Asked Tony Abbott For Better Housing — And Were Surprised When It Actually Arrived
After years of waiting for new housing, Borroloola residents credit Tony Abbott with taking action.
Kids In This Remote Community Are Wandering The Streets At Night And Sleeping For Hours At School Because Of Their Houses
In the remote community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, some people say housing is the most important issue at the federal election.
We've got just three sleeps until the election, but there's still plenty going on.
Paul Keating Calls For Voters To "Drive A Political Stake" Through Peter Dutton's "Dark Political Heart"
The former Labor prime minister delivered the scathing attack on the home affairs minister as the election campaign became more hectic and intense, less than a week from polling day.
Because voting day is always sweeter with a $2.50 caramel slice in hand.
Look, Scott Morrison had a go. Or he got a go. Wait, is he getting a go? Is it a fair go for those who keep their promises?
The election is next week and things are getting serious. Except, they also aren't.
Australian Politicians Are Now Trying To Explain Memes. Please Can We Just Have The Election Already
If the endless slog of an election campaign wasn't hard enough, politicians now have to compete with a new royal baby and impossible sporting comebacks for our attention.
The Labor leader called the Daily Telegraph's story about his mother "a new low".
What is it with eggs and Australian politics?
Kevin Rudd And Julia Gillard Were The Divorced Parents At Labor's Campaign Launch And This Isn't Awkward At All
*rocking back and forth* It's OK, the election is next week, It's OK, the election is next week...
Well done everyone, but especially well done Angus.
The prime minister is a firm believer in having a go. And getting a go.
We've got 16 days to go, come on everyone — we can do this.
A Liberal candidate was disendorsed over his anti-Muslim comments, another resigned over anti-gay remarks, and a Labor candidate apologised over rape jokes.
The federal election campaign has decided to give Game of Thrones a run for its money in terms of drama.
I guess we've got three weeks of the Palmer Show now folks.
Ex-pollie calls famous river "very poor", while Tony Abbott sees red over Speedo piss-take.
After taking off the gloves over Easter, our politicians are back in campaign mode. We are concerned about the PM's head.
We've got a whole month left to go, kids.
The election campaign on Wednesday involved George Christensen's travel to the Philippines, the prime minister posing with some carrots, and both sides talking about Labor policies.
Two prominent journalists have received legal letters from energy minister Angus Taylor.
Healthcare spending, tax plans, and the Notre Dame cathedral fire dominated the agenda today, but no-one came up with a proper explanation for the way prime ministers sit in front of the TV.
It's because there's an election going on, I think.
Friday saw the two main parties argue over Labor's tax policies and Dutton face criticism over his comments about his opponent Ali France.
We've got five weeks of this, so strap in people.
And here we go...
Imagine what's going to happen when the campaigning actually begins.
Victoria Police said the far-right Australian senator acted in "self-defence" when striking the teenager who broke an egg on his head.
The man's case was heard in the Federal Court of Australia on Thursday. He says his drug convictions should not mean his visa is cancelled.
The government said reopening the centre was vital after changes to refugee medical transfer laws — but nobody has been transferred there.
There was way more stuff about ants than I think any of us anticipated.
The government plans to spend $185 million on reopening Christmas Island detention centre... and then closing it again.
“It is a national tragedy that we lose so many people to suicide and that so many people live a life of quiet desperation.”
"The premier has never said she was the overall dux of her school," a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.
A Politician Told His Colleagues To "Shut Up" And It Was Actually The Most Mature Thing Anyone Said Or Did
A guy who is not the deputy prime minister announced he was the elected deputy prime minister and then it all kicked off.
Joyce has sparked tensions within his own party with a push for more government support for coal power.
The final four refugee children held on Nauru flew to the US for resettlement on Wednesday.
Here are the details on the suppression order barring reporting on George Pell's guilty verdict – and why several Australian journalists are now facing prosecution.
He said an older Australian man – dubbed Mr X – forced him to use the false identity after adopting him and taking away his Fijian passport.
This takes me back to the great Pistol and Boo saga of 2015, when an Australian government minister threatened to kill Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's dogs.
A huge fortnight in Australian politics has been dominated by debate on refugees, asylum seekers and border security. Here's what you should know.
Warren Mundine took the idea to Indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion's office, which passed it on to the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, Senate Estimates heard on Friday.
Former Liberal deputy leader Julie Bishop says she won't recontest her seat at the next election, because she thinks the government will win.
A Business That Got 17 Government-Paid Interns But Employed None Has Been Kicked Out Of The PaTH Program
JWM Communications got $17,000 from the government and has not responded to a request to pay the money back, Senate Estimates heard.
In 34 cases, sick refugees and asylum seekers were only transferred following a court order.