Bianca Hall Work on a new permanent processing centre in Papua New Guinea for asylum seekers will begin in July, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said on Friday at the end of her first visit to Australia's near...
Bianca Hall Prime Minister Julia Gillard will not visit the Manus Island processing centre during her visit to Papua New Guinea this week, but the fate of asylum seekers living in military tents at the facility...
Bianca Hall The fate of asylum seekers living in military-style tents on Manus Island is expected to be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Julia Gillard meets her PNG counterpart on Thursday.
David Wroe and Bianca Hall Overseas aid advocates fear the Gillard government will raid its aid budget for the second year running to cover spiralling asylum seeker costs.
Bianca Hall Asylum seeker families will be released into the community with no work rights and just minimal financial support, under changes announced by Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor.
Bianca Hall A 35-year-old Sri Lankan man died suddenly just hours after arriving at Christmas Island's asylum seeker processing centre on Wednesday night.
Bianca Hall The Greens have issued a challenge to the Coalition to help them bring asylum seeker children back from Manus Island to the mainland.
Bianca Hall, Michael Gordon Children will again be held in mainland detention centres, with authorities setting aside a compound for families at Wickham Point centre near Darwin.
Bianca Hall and Michael Gordon Children will again be held in mainland detention centres, with authorities setting aside a compound at Darwin's Wickham Point centre for families.
Bianca Hall and Michael Gordon Children will again be held in mainland detention centres, with authorities setting aside a compound at Darwin’s Wickham Point centre for families.
Bianca Hall Families will remain on Manus Island, despite staff at the camp going public with concerns children were at risk at the asylum seeker detention centre.
Bianca Hall An Australian doctor who worked at the Manus Island detention centre has said the experience made him "ashamed to be an Australian".
Bianca Hall Australia will not fund the legal defence of asylum seekers charged with crimes in Nauru or Manus Island detention centres, the department of immigration has confirmed.
Bianca Hall More than 10,000 foreign workers are rorting the 457 visa system, immigration minister says.
Bianca Hall The British government has ruled out paying ''act of grace'' compensation to Australian soldiers deliberately exposed to nuclear bomb testing at Maralinga in South Australia 61 years ago.
Bianca Hall More than 10,000 foreign workers are rorting the 457 visa system, Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor declared on Sunday.
Bianca Hall There's a certain similarity between the fate of asylum seekers detained on Nauru and Manus Island and terror accused David Hicks, retired Marine Corps lawyer Michael [Dan] Mori acknowledges.
Bianca Hall Two people tried to commit suicide within two hours of each other at the Broadmeadows detention centre on Wednesday.
Bianca Hall An Australian lawyer acting for 10 asylum seekers charged with rioting at the Nauru detention centre has challenged the legality of their detention in the Pacific nation centre.
Bianca Hall The agency contracted to provide services to young asylum seekers on Manus Island's processing centre has urged the government not to proceed with plans to build a permanent facility on the island.