Asylum Seekers

In the last twenty years, sixty thousand 'boat people' have arrived in Australia. How we deal with them when they get here continues to polarise public opinion.
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Settlement Guide: How to access mental health services in Australia

21 June 2017

Class action settled in favour of Manus Island detainees

20 June 2017 Podcast

Class action settled in favour of Manus Island detainees

17 June 2017 Podcast

Government to pay millions in compensation to Manus detainees

17 June 2017

'The scale of rejection': advocates fear US resettlement deal helps only small number of refugees

16 June 2017

US 'gives timeline' on refugee swap to Manus Island detainees

16 June 2017

Settlement Guide: Access to mental health services is vital for refugees

15 June 2017

Government to pay millions in compensation to Manus detainees

14 June 2017

Manus Island class action settled

14 June 2017

‘We’re being taken for fools’: Hanson slams $70m payout to Manus Island asylum seekers

14 June 2017

Off-shore detention is "a lot of money spent torturing people" - Roj Amedi

07 June 2017

Coptic family given new hope after \Government reprieve

05 June 2017 Podcast

SBS Arabic24: Voices from inside Nauru and Manus detention centres

05 June 2017

One kiss... lands in jail sentence

04 June 2017

Today's News in 5 Minutes!

02 June 2017

Australia this Morning: 100 asylum seekers were rejected on security grounds

02 June 2017

'We are in constant fear': Manus Island detainees appeal to New Zealand PM for asylum

25 May 2017

Asylum seekers 'already filing on time': Pezzullo

23 May 2017

Dutton defends asylum deadline as new controversy deepens

23 May 2017 Podcast

Anger mounts over government's asylum seeker cut-off

23 May 2017
As the debate rages, where do you stand?

Award-winning series Go Back To Where You Came From returns.