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No refuge from Australian trauma
Former detainees tell of lasting damage from immigration detention, as report shows increase in mental illness.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 13:10 GMT
Refugee concerns loom ahead of Australia vote
Plan to send asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea is part of the political tough talk two weeks ahead of national polls.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 16:11 GMT
Australia sends first refugees to PNG
Police escort asylum-seekers to Manus Island processing centre under controversial new agreement.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 11:48 GMT
UN condemns Australia asylum deal with PNG
UNHCR troubled by refugees' welfare and legal basis of deal between Australia and PNG over resettling of asylum seekers.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 13:25 GMT
Australian minister visits PNG asylum centre
Tony Burke visits Manus Island camp, rocked by rape and torture claims, as PNG opposition launches legal action.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 04:27 GMT
Australia to probe migrant rape claims in PNG
Manus Island offshore-processing camp claims emerge as PM defends new Papua New Guinea policy in wake of boat tragedy.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 06:41 GMT
Australia puts bounty on people smugglers
Government will pay rewards for information leading to conviction of people smugglers, after new resettling policy.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 07:08 GMT
Australia intercepts boat with asylum-seekers
Dozens could be transferred to Papua New Guinea, as part of crackdown on immigrants which sparked violent riots.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 11:45 GMT
Australia says no to more boatpeople
All migrants arriving to Australia by boat to be sent to Papua New Guinea under new plan to curb influx of refugees.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 13:57 GMT
Australia condemns Japan for whale hunt
Environment minister threatens Japan with diplomatic action unless it stops 'scientific' whaling programme.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 06:27 GMT
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