Bianca Hall Two men will learn on Wednesday whether sending letters to the widows of Australian Diggers that disparaged the dead men constitutes 'offensive' speech.
Bianca Hall HUNGER strikes and suicide attempts by asylum seekers on Nauru will not get them ''anywhere'', the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, said on Monday.
Bianca Hall WITHIN a month of arriving at Nauru, ''problematic'' asylum seekers had tried to hang themselves or cut themselves with razor blades, internal Department of Immigration reports reveal.
Bianca Hall Asylum seekers began to attempt suicide within a month of being sent to Nauru, internal Department of Immigration reports reveal.
Bianca Hall SIXTY-ONE years after servicemen were deliberately exposed to the fury of nuclear bomb testing at Maralinga, their lawyers are seeking a desperate intervention by the Australian Human Rights...
Bianca Hall MOVED by the stories of hardship in immigration detention centres, Australians are sending letters, parcels and goods to detainees to remind them they are not forgotten.
Bianca Hall Children as young as nine have been involved in a spate of self-harm incidents in immigration detention facilities, despite child psychiatrists issuing repeated warnings over the past decade of the...
Bianca Hall CHILDREN are slashing their wrists, arms and bodies with razor blades inside immigration detention facilities, despite child psychiatrists issuing repeated warnings of the dangers of locking them up.
Bianca Hall About 40 men jump on the camp's fences, brandishing wooden sticks, before flattening a fence.
Bianca Hall THE former speaker Peter Slipper, below, will not be required to enter a plea when he appears at the Canberra Magistrates Court accused of defrauding the Commonwealth on Friday morning.
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 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...