A SHORTAGE of low-cost suitable accommodation will see a Deagon nursing home used to house refugees and asylum seekers from...

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26th June 2013 9:06 AM

THERE is a political context to this statement as the government grapples with its perceived weakness on asylum seeker...

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03rd July 2013 6:07 AM

REFUGEES who reach Christmas Island or the Australian mainland will now be shipped directly to Papua New Guinea, after...

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20th July 2013 5:07 AM

THE Labor caucus endorsed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s plan to send all refugees to Papua New Guinea as 81 new arrivals were...

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22nd July 2013 5:07 PM

DOZENS of asylum seekers remain missing, feared dead, as Indonesian authorities search for up to 150 survivors after a...

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24th July 2013 2:07 PM

THE United Nations Refugee Agency says Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's PNG solution on refugees will leave vulnerable people...

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26th July 2013 11:07 AM

THE Greens have called on the major parties to adopt the approach of former prime minister Malcolm Fraser in dealing with...

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01st Aug. 2013 5:08 AM

IMMIGRATION Minister Tony Burke says the first transfer of asylum-seekers to Manus Island will show people smugglers they...

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01st Aug. 2013 12:08 PM

The first group of 40 people have arrived in Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, on August 1, formally bringing into effect the...

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01st Aug. 2013 1:08 PM

A SECOND group of asylum seekers has been transferred to Manus Island under the government’s settlement deal with Papua New...

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02nd Aug. 2013 12:08 PM