Natalie O'Brien and Leila Abdallah Tropical Cyclone Gillian hit Christmas Island earlier than expected on Saturday.
Sarah Whyte An inquiry into the treatment of asylum seeker children on Christmas Island detention centre has found children in a state of gross neglect, with little to no access to education.
Michael Gordon Asylum seekers on Christmas Island are more depressed, scared and anxious than those being housed in the world's second-largest refugee camp, says Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young.
Michael Gordon Asylum seekers being held in harsh conditions on Christmas Island are more depressed, scared and anxious than those being housed in the world's second-largest refugee camp, says Greens senator Sarah...
Lucy Carroll Eight people have been taken into custody after they were split from a group of asylum seekers who arrived at Christmas Island on Monday.
Michael Bachelard Three would-be asylum seekers, including a toddler, were killed off the coast of Java on Monday when their wooden fishing vessel sank on the way to Christmas Island.
Police are investigating claims that a woman being held in immigration detention on Christmas Island was raped by a fellow detainee.
Four people have died after an asylum seeker boat carrying about 150 passengers capsized in rough seas off Christmas Island.
Two navy vessels have gone to the aid of 90 asylum seekers on a boat northeast of Christmas Island following distress calls.
Aleisha Orr Christmas Island resident's determination to inform the Australian people about asylum seeker arrivals in response to the federal government's policy to "stop the shipping news" has brought him so...
Goya Dmytryshchak A suspected asylum seeker boat carrying 45 people was intercepted east of Christmas Island this afternoon.
Michael Bachelard and Misha Schubert Asylum seekers on Christmas Island, potentially numbering in the hundreds, have gone on a hunger strike to protest against being sent to Nauru for their claims to be assessed.
Michael Bachelard, Indonesia Correspondent Another asylum seeker vessel, this one reportedly carrying 200 people, is in distress.
Bianca Hall Christmas Island's detention centre is chronically overcrowded, and poses particular risks to women and children, Australian Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs says.
Glenda Kwek Authorities are continuing their search for survivors after a boat carrying up to 200 asylum seekers capsized about 200 kilometres north of Christmas Island, with as many as 90 people feared dead or...
Tony Wright The floating convoy of asylum seekers to Australia’s far-flung Indian Ocean territories continues today, with a new boatload of more than 50 people arriving at Christmas Island.
Dylan Welch A boat carrying 51 Sri Lankan asylum seekers has arrived at Christmas Island, with the group now expected to have their initial claims for asylum processed there.
Christmas Island has become the centre of attention during the debate over the off shore processing of Asylum Seekers. Photographer James Brickwood documents life on the island.
Christmas Island was being battered by a 3.7-metre swell and 24-knot winds when the boat was nearing the cliffs.
Relatives and friends of asylum seekers killed in December's boat tragedy off Christmas Island have buried two babies and the father of an eight-year-old survivor in Sydney.