Michael Gordon is the political editor of The Age.
Michael Gordon Prominent Labor MP Melissa Parke has urged the opposition to change its asylum seeker policy, declaring the ALP’s record low vote in the West Australian Senate election highlighted the need for...
Michael Gordon Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is warning that painful party reforms are just the start of a campaign to modernise Labor after its support reached a nadir in the West Australian Senate election.
Michael Gordon, Sarah Whyte, Emma Partridge The Abbott government is not planning to release the interim report of its inquiry into the death of one asylum seeker and injuries to more than 60 others on Manus Island in February.
Michael Gordon, Sarah Whyte and Emma Partridge Abbott government is not planning to release the interim report of its inquiry into the death of one asylum seeker and injuries to more than 60 others on Manus Island in February.
Michael Gordon The PNG government has moved to shut down a second probe into human rights at the Manus Island detention centre, with Australian lawyer Jay Williams ordered to leave the centre on Thursday.
Michael Gordon, Sarah Whyte Asylum seekers facing indefinite detention on Manus Island have launched a new legal bid for freedom.
Michael Gordon, Manus Island and Sarah Whyte Asylum seekers facing indefinite detention on Manus Island have launched a new legal bid for freedom.
Heath Aston, Michael Gordon Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has defended Papua New Guinea's moves to end a judicial inquiry into human rights inside the Manus Island detention centre.
Michael Gordon The Abbott government was consulted and strongly backed the decision of the Papua New Guinea government to shut down a human rights inquiry into the Manus Island detention centre, Fairfax Media has...
Michael Gordon Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister has pre-empted decisions on the status of asylum seekers held on Manus Island, saying 'a good majority' of those interviewed are not genuine refugees.
Michael Gordon Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister has pre-empted decisions on the refugee status of asylum seekers being held on Manus Island, declaring "a good majority" of those who have been interviewed are not...
Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Tony Abbott defends decision to go public with news of satellite images
Michael Gordon, Lisa Cox Tony Abbott has strongly defended his decision to announce a potential breakthrough in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370, saying he owed it to the relatives and friends of the...
Michael Gordon Tony Abbott raises prospect of some asylum seekers being 'swiftly' released from Manus Island detention centre and permanently resettled in PNG.
Michael Gordon This government continues to be the least popular incoming administration in four decades.
Michael Gordon Indigenous Coalition MP Ken Wyatt has spoken out against the repeal of legislation making it unlawful to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate on the grounds of race or ethnicity.
Michael Gordon, Political Editor Indigenous Coalition MP Ken Wyatt has spoken out against the repeal of legislation making it unlawful to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate on the grounds of race or ethnicity.
Michael Gordon The Immigration Department has apologised to thousands of asylum seekers detained across Australia for a security breach that saw their personal details able to be accessed online.
Michael Gordon He was branded a convicted Egyptian jihadist terrorist and the fact that he was housed in a low-security facility for asylum seekers behind a pool fence was described as a "grave breach" of national...
Michael Gordon Julie Bishop must have left her briefing notes behind when she confronted a BBC journalist who accused her government of operating a kind of ''Guantanamo Bay'' for asylum seekers on Nauru and Papua...
Michael Gordon, Sarah Whyte The Abbott government has re-introduced a controversial freeze on granting protection visas to refugees who arrive by boat on the eve of a High Court challenge on behalf of a 15-year-old Ethiopian...