They came a very long way to ignite a conversation with dance and a resolute message of quiet determination.
Michael Gordon is the political editor of The Age.
Noel Pearson predicts clear proposition to emerge from Indigenous constitutional convention.
Two leaders 'respectfully decline' invitations, wary their presence could hinder its success.
Asylum seekers on Manus have been told to "consider their options".
The Fairfax Ipsos post-budget poll shows a boost for the Prime Minister, but it is also hardly a disaster for Bill Shorten and Labor.
Nick McKim has branded the decision extraordinary, disappointing and frustrating.
The Immigration Minister effectively put three refugees, and the entire population of detainees, in the dock.
Peter Dutton has suggested the trio intended to sexually assault a young boy.
Why would a former copper seek to pre-empt an investigation and apportion blame on the detainees?
Provincial police commander David Yapu has slammed the "unethical and unacceptable behaviour of the drunken soldiers" who went on a violent rampage at the Manus Island detention centre on Good Friday.