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Queensland teachers allowed to protest over Nauru

Queensland teachers allowed to protest over Nauru

Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace won't intervene to stop some of the state's teachers walking off the job next week to protest children in detention on Nauru.

  • by Stuart Layt

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'No compassion': Quadvelieg dumps on Morrison over asylum claims
Nauru

'No compassion': Quadvelieg dumps on Morrison over asylum claims

Former Border Force boss Roman Quaedvlieg calls for asylum seekers to be removed from Nauru as says he never saw compassion in his dealings with Scott Morrison.

  • by Latika Bourke
'Put ethics before politics' on Nauru, doctors urge Labor candidate
Nauru

'Put ethics before politics' on Nauru, doctors urge Labor candidate

Refugee doctors have called on Bennelong candidate Brian Owler to live up to the principles he promoted while AMA president.

  • by Dana McCauley
More Nauru children moved to Australia as fresh bid for New Zealand solution rejected
Nauru

More Nauru children moved to Australia as fresh bid for New Zealand solution rejected

There are now only 35 refugee children on Nauru, with more expected to leave in coming days.

  • by Michael Koziol & Adam Cooper
All children to be off Nauru by year's end
Nauru

All children to be off Nauru by year's end

The federal government aims to remove all asylum seeker children from Nauru by the year's end as concerns escalate about their deteriorating health after languishing on the tiny Pacific atoll nation for up to five years.

All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis
George Brandis

All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

George Brandis has been grilled by a London radio host about Australia's treatment of asylum seeker children languishing on Nauru.

  • by Latika Bourke
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'It's a very pleasant island': Conservatives push back against bid to take children off Nauru
Nauru

'It's a very pleasant island': Conservatives push back against bid to take children off Nauru

"If we give them what they want, we will get more of them," said former prime minister Tony Abbott.

  • by Michael Koziol
'They were offering false hope': Kerryn Phelps accuses government of breaking byelection vows
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'They were offering false hope': Kerryn Phelps accuses government of breaking byelection vows

Kerryn Phelps also warns the Coalition would be naive to believe concerns over climate change are restricted to progressive seats.

  • by Bevan Shields
Letters to Nauru children get to heart of the matter
Immigration

Letters to Nauru children get to heart of the matter

Australian children are writing letters for children on Nauru, as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to bring them to Australia.

  • by Nathan John
Liberal MP Julia Banks slams the government for 'political game-playing' over refugees
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Liberal MP Julia Banks slams the government for 'political game-playing' over refugees

"Nothing should be stopping or delaying us getting these sick children and their families off Nauru," she said.

  • by Michael Koziol
Wentworth, Gillard and the national apology conjunction
Opinion
Opinion

Wentworth, Gillard and the national apology conjunction

This week may be remembered not for the contrast between two types of politics but as one in which Australia promised to do better and showed that it can.

  • by John Warhurst