Bianca Hall A record 10,000 asylum seekers were held in detention centres and in the community in November, new figures released by the Immigration Department reveal.
Bianca Hall A record 10,000 asylum seekers were held in centres and the Australian community in November.
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 and 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 refugee claims, may breach...
Bianca Hall The Australian Navy would be charged with repelling Sri Lankan asylum seeker boats outside Australia's international borders under a Coalition government.
Stephanie Peatling, Bianca Hall, Daniel Hurst Mining and gambling interests were heavy contributors to political parties last financial year, at a time when the government was considering dropping poker machine reforms and fighting off a...
Stephanie Peatling and Bianca Hall Mining and gambling interests contributed heavily to political parties last financial year, at a time when the government was considering dropping its poker machine reforms and fighting off an attack...
Stephanie Peatling, Bianca Hall and Daniel Hurst Donations and other payments to political parties fell by nearly half in the last financial year leaving each of the parties with substantial debts as they prepare for the upcoming campaign.
Bianca Hall Australia is setting a worrying international precedent that - if followed - would undermine the international protection system for asylum seekers, the UNHCR said on Thursday.
Bianca Hall On the day Julia Gillard announced the election date, the opposition's immigration spokesman, Scott Morrison, was discussing asylum policies in Sri Lanka.
Bianca Hall ON THE day the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, announced the election date, the opposition's immigration spokesman, Scott Morrison, was discussing asylum policies in Sri Lanka, while the Greens'...
Bianca Hall Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has condemned the conditions for asylum seekers on Manus Island as the ''worst'' that she has seen.
Bianca Hall Australians should vote in a referendum on the recognition of local government at the same time as the federal election, a parliamentary committee recommended today.
Bianca Hall In 2012, asylum politics were notoriously fraught for Labor. So will this year, an election year, see a return to the battlelines?
Bianca Hall Asylum seekers on Manus Island have welcomed news that its 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.
Judith Ireland and Bianca Hall A legal challenge to Australia's asylum seeker processing centre on Manus Island by the Papua New Guinea opposition leader ''smacks of politics,'' according to Labor MP Mark Dreyfus.
Judith Ireland and Bianca Hall Government has more than doubled interceptions of illegal packages since 2007, PM says.
Judith Ireland, Bianca Hall THE Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has hit back at claims by the Liberal Party that her government has failed at protecting Australia's borders from illegal gun imports, saying that only 1 per cent...
Judith Ireland and Bianca Hall Prime Minister Julia Gillard has hit back at claims by the Liberal Party that her government has failed at protecting Australia's borders from illegal gun imports, saying that only 1 per cent of...