Daniel Flitton, Bianca Hall A TAMIL refugee branded a security threat by ASIO and held in detention in Melbourne has attempted to take his life, following a suicide attempt last week by another Tamil man in Sydney.
Bianca Hall, Miles Godfrey Australian authorities are increasingly monitoring web users' activities, as worldwide governments increasingly track the online lives of citizens.
Bianca Hall ALL but six asylum seekers on Nauru have ended a 12-day hunger strike, buoyed by news Amnesty International would send a delegation to the island.
Bianca Hall One in four young Australians do not work or study despite Australia's growing wealth.
Bianca Hall Three people stage rooftop protest at Villawood detention centre in Sydney, with guards setting up mattresses below the trio.
Bianca Hall Doctors have told Omid - the Iranian man on the 31st day of his hunger strike on Nauru - his kidneys and brain will soon fail, fellow asylum seekers say.
Bianca Hall DOCTORS have told Omid - an Iranian on his 31st day of a hunger strike in Nauru on Sunday - that his kidneys and brain will soon fail, fellow asylum seekers say.
Bianca Hall A man attempted suicide at the Villawood detention centre days after writing to his case officer that he was prepared to give his life for his brother, who is also being detained.
Bianca Hall THE Red Cross has quietly visited the troubled camp on Nauru, as concerns about the hunger strikes on the island escalate.
Bianca Hall Red Cross quietly visits troubled camp as concerns about hunger strikes escalate.
Bianca Hall DESPAIR on Nauru is growing. Asylum seekers say 276 men are taking part in a hunger strike, up from 170 on Thursday.
Bianca Hall ALMOST half the asylum seekers on Nauru have begun a hunger strike.
Bianca Hall Education Correspondent ABORIGINAL history and culture, sustainability and Australia's engagement with Asia will be cornerstones of the new civics national curriculum for schools.
Bianca Hall The number of Australians holding postgraduate degrees has more than doubled since 2001.
Bianca Hall The business sector has called on the states and territories to back Prime Minister Julia Gillard's plan to give every student the chance to study an Asian language by 2025.
Bianca Hall The Nauru government says a deal was struck to charge Australia $1000 a month in visa fees for each asylum seeker detained on the island months ago.
Bianca Hall Government agencies are spending record amounts on paying out sick workers, with payouts rising by $14 million in the past year alone to $274 million.
Bianca Hall FEDERAL government agencies are spending record amounts on paying out sick workers, with payouts rising by $14 million in the past year alone, to $274 million.
Bianca Hall Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans has hit back at Australia's top research universities.
Bianca Hall Universities are in uproar over yesterday's mid-year budget cuts of more than $1 billion to the sector.