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...
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'.