Bianca Hall A RECORD number of people took the citizenship pledge on Saturday, with 17,059 people from 145 countries becoming new Australians.
Bianca Hall Asylum seekers on Manus Island have welcomed news that the island's processing centre will be tested in Papua New Guinea's courts.
Bianca Hall and Judith Ireland Papua New Guinea's Opposition Leader alleges asylum seekers are being held illegally.
Bianca Hall and Jane Lee Churches and charities should pay compensation directly to survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and the terms of reference should be broadened, says the chief executive of the group of those formerly...
Bianca Hall Could Australia soon have its first heavy-metal refugee?
Bianca Hall, Michelle Grattan, Josephine Tovey AN investigation unit designed to prosecute sex offenders will be established as part of the royal commission on the sexual abuse of children due to begin later this year.
Bianca Hall An investigative unit designed to prosecute sex offenders will be established as part of the royal commission on the sexual abuse of children due to begin later this year.
Bianca Hall Leading immigration lawyer Julian Burnside has described the legal bid by Papua New Guinea opposition leader Belden Namah to close processing facilities on Manus Island as 'pretty realistic'.
James Robertson, Bianca Hall, Gemma Khaicy NGHARIE McCALLUM has never had to evacuate the tiny town of Tarcutta in the 46 years she's lived there. But on Tuesday afternoon she decided to pack her bags and leave.
Bianca Hall Tablet computers for asylum seekers on Manus Island have had their camera functions removed days after Fairfax Media published photographs of life in the island's camp.
Exclusive Bianca Hall IS $2 BILLION a year too much to help Australia's most impoverished people?
Bianca Hall First pictures of daily life on Manus Island sent to refugee activists on the mainland.
Bianca Hall Party will move to raise weekly Newstart, Abstudy and youth allowance rate for singles by $50 a week.
David Wroe, Bianca Hall A TOP foreign affairs expert says it is ''by no means unusual'' to hear of China trying to quash Australian academic debate to push its own national interests.
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.
Bianca Hall THE sexual harassment case that brought ''shell-less mussels'' into Australia's vernacular and brought down a Speaker of Parliament began at a sprawling strawberry farm on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Bianca Hall Sixteen asylum seekers on Nauru appeared at the island's tiny local court on Monday, accused of causing $24,000 in damage at an alleged riot at the processing centre in September.
Bianca Hall THE former wife of a navy captain accused of fraudulently claiming about $38,000 in marital allowances from the federal government while being separated has defended her ex-husband.
Bianca Hall, Daniel Flitton The deportation of 56 Tamil men has been halted after a dramatic hearing at the High Court. The Immigration Department agreed to halt the men's forcible deportations, expected on Tuesday, and all...
Bianca Hall A 40-year-old man will face court on Monday after police allegedly found 14 high-powered weapons stolen from a Navy base in his Darwin apartment.