Bianca Hall PAPUA NEW GUINEA'S National Court has thrown out a bid to stop asylum seekers being sent to the Manus Island processing centre.
Bianca Hall The Australian immigration budget has increased by $1.3 billion over four years, as the government prepares to expand the humanitarian visa program to 20,000 each year.
Bianca Hall THE family of alleged people smuggler Captain Emad remains in Australia more than six months after he fled the country, a parliamentary inquiry heard on Monday.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe THE United Nations and international law experts say a Coalition plan to block every Sri Lankan asylum seeker boat from reaching Australian waters, without first testing their passengers' refugee...
Bianca Hall IN HER childish self-portrait, the 12-year-old girl's cheeks are streaked with tears as she stands forlornly beside a purple, boarded-up school.
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.