Bill Code

Bill Code

Australia

Manus and the deepening despair of Australia's endless detention policy

Fellow refugees are the only lifeline for men who wonder whether they will ever escape the remote Pacific island where they have been held for more than five years under Australia's harsh offshore detention policies.

Manus and the deepening despair of Australia's endless detention policy

Human Rights

Australia prisoners with disabilities abused: HRW

Human Rights Watch report details how people with disabilities suffer sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons.

Australia prisoners with disabilities abused: HRW

Refugees

Australia pressured to resettle stranded refugees

Papua New Guinea minister presses Australia to hand over 150 refugees to New Zealand from Manus Island prison.

Australia pressured to resettle stranded refugees

Refugees

Manus Island refugee crisis and the Australian media

Plight of 600 men at a prison camp in Papua New Guinea has raised questions about a lack of Australian press coverage.

Manus Island refugee crisis and the Australian media

Australia

Australia artefact find divides Aboriginal clans

Aboriginal activists call for halt of Sydney light rail extension after discovery of 22,000 artefacts during excavation

Australia artefact find divides Aboriginal clans