Leanna Burnard Three asylum seekers who wanted their plight noticed by the United Nations have been jailed for their part in a fire and riot at Villawood detention centre that caused $9 million of damage.
Natalie O'Brien Two guards from the private company running Australian detention centres have been stood down pending an investigation into allegations they assaulted a mentally disabled man at the Villawood centre,...
Kirsty Needham A NSW Coroner has issued a scathing report into the suicide deaths of three men within three months at the Villawood immigration detention centre in 2010, listing systemic failings by the department...
Protesters outside Villawood detention centre call on federal government to scrap its so-called Malaysia solution asylum seeker deal.
Louise Hall THE magistrate hearing charges stemming from a riot at Villawood yesterday declared himself unable to deal with the legal questions raised by seven immigration detainees charged with criminal...
Immigration Minister Chris Bowen says protesters who took to the roof of the Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney had already had their refugee claims rejected.
Protesting asylum seekers have torched a number of buildings inside Sydney's Villawood Detention Centre, sparking an explosion, as authorities fail to gain control of the volatile situation.
Nick Ralston Negotiators are still talking down a handful of protesters from the rooftops of Sydney's Villawood Detention Centre after a night of wild riots.
Yuko Narushima, Tom Reilly and Nick Ralston DETAINEES lit fires and climbed on to the roof of Villawood detention centre, a protest ignited by the suicide on Tuesday of an Iraqi man and uncertainty over their future.
Glenda Kwek Eleven detainees are continuing their protest on top of the rooftop of Sydney's Villawood detention centre.
Yuko Narushima, Saffron Howden and Ellie Harvey A FIJIAN man who fell to his death in front of other detainees at Villawood detention centre yesterday had pleaded with the Immigration Department to reconsider his deportation.
Georgina Robinson A Fijian man who was due to be deported from Australia today has died after throwing himself off the roof of a building at Sydney's Villawood Immigration Detention Centre, refugee advocates say.
Police are on the hunt for six asylum seekers who have escaped from the Villawood immigration detention centre in Sydney.
Bellinda Kontominas AT ONE entrance to Villawood Detention Centre stood a coalition of refugee rights activists and anti-racism groups.
Jacob Saulwick and Yuko Narushima THE protesting Iraqi asylum seekers at Christmas Island have been moved to the Villawood detention centre, among 65 people, including small children, transferred to the mainland yesterday.
Three Chinese nationals have escaped from Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney's west, the Department of Immigration says.
Nick Ralston A man has been arrested in relation to the death of his five-month-old daughter who was found by police unconscious inside the family's south-western Sydney home.
Megan Levy The father of a baby girl who died in south-western Sydney this week has been charged with domestic violence offences.
Paul Bibby Fast-food giant KFC has appealed against the $8 million damages payout awarded to a young girl who was left severely brain damaged from salmonella poisoning after eating a KFC chicken twister.
Paul Bibby WHEN asked about the prospect of having to pay fast food giant KFC hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs, Amanwial Samaan smiled wryly.