Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Asylum boat reaches NT mainland

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Bianca Hall A small group of asylum seekers decamped from their boat in a virtually uninhabited peninsula in the Northern Territory, and were only discovered a day later at a nearby airstrip.

Navy base robbery suspects may have naval links: police

Bianca Hall POLICE suspect the people behind a brazen robbery at a Darwin navy base this week have naval links.

Indigenous languages in threat of extinction

Bianca Hall A number of Aboriginal languages are in danger of extinction, a parliamentary committee was told this week, with just 20 to 30 considered viable.

$90m bill to save Aboriginal languages

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Bianca Hall MANY Aboriginal languages are in danger of extinction, a parliamentary committee has been told, with just 20 to 30 considered ''viable''.

Long time to determine if alleged people smugglers are children

Bianca Hall Accused people smugglers can be held in detention for three to nine months before formal charges are laid, and their status as adults or children raised, a parliamentary committee has been told.