Australia

Australia faces increased pressure over remote detention policy

UNHCR and Australian doctors criticise policy as more details of trauma of detainees on remote Pacific islands emerge.

Australia faces increased pressure over remote detention policy

Australia

Australia under growing pressure over remote detention policy

Critics brand policy 'failure' that has destroyed lives as children airlifted to Australia for urgent medical treatment.

Australia under growing pressure over remote detention policy

Australia

Facing heat, Australia to take children off Nauru by year-end

Number of children held on Pacific island has more than halved in two months with refugee groups saying only 38 remain.

Facing heat, Australia to take children off Nauru by year-end

Australia

Australia signals possible shift on New Zealand refugee offer

New Zealand offered to take 150 people in 2013, but Australia fears it would give refugees 'backdoor' entry to country.

Australia signals possible shift on New Zealand refugee offer

Asia Pacific

Pacific islands forum overshadowed by Nauru refugee crisis

Forum begins with row over lack of media access to event in Nauru, one of two islands where Australia has imprisoned asylum seekers.

Refugees

Thousands rally against Australia's refugee detention policy

Protesters across Australia demand the closure of detention centres on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island.

Thousands rally against Australia's refugee detention policy

Refugee Crisis

Iranian refugee dies of apparent suicide in Nauru camp

This is the twelfth person to die while being held in the two offshore detention centres Australia sends refugees to.

Iranian refugee dies of apparent suicide in Nauru camp

Interactive

No way, you won't stay: Explore the Manus Island story via chat

Investigate Australia's offshore processing of asylum seekers by chatting to those at the heart of the story.

No way, you won't stay: Explore the Manus Island story via chat

Nauru

Nauru abolishes appeal deal with Australia's High Court

Nauru abolishes decades-old legal agreement with Australia, removing the Pacific island's highest court of appeal.

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

In the Field

Behrouz Boochani: Living in limbo on Manus Island

Iranian journalist and refugee Boochani talks about life in detention and the closure of the Manus Island refugee camp.

The Listening Post

Manus Island: Australia pulling the media strings

Does Australia limit Manus Island and Nauru media access to outlets that toe the government's line on immigration?

Reporter's Notebook

Why Australia's detention centres are still open

Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner on documenting life inside Nauru and Manus and the effects of Australia's harsh immigration detention policies.

Witness

Chasing Asylum: Australia's Offshore Detention Centres

Life in Australia's detention camps on Nauru and Manus Island through the eyes of asylum seekers and whistleblowers.

Human Rights

Australia and US agree refugee resettlement deal

Malcolm Turnbull announces one-off agreement under which the US will take some refugees from offshore prisons.

Human Rights

Australia lifts gag order on doctors treating refugees

Doctors are no longer bound by the secrecy provision criminalising speaking out about conditions at refugee prisons.

Australia lifts gag order on doctors treating refugees