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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European policy is driving refugees to more dangerous routes across the Mediterranean

17 October 2017

Cutting off water questioned as Manus detention centre set to close

17 October 2017

Nun may hang up sneakers after taking part in 10km run for a decade to help refugees

15 October 2017

Manus Island refugees get offer to move -- to Nauru

14 October 2017 Audio Track

Refugee lawyers vow to fight for 71 asylum seekers after Dutton cuts welfare support

13 October 2017

Manus Island refugees get offer to move to Nauru

12 October 2017 Audio Track

Refugee lawyers slam Dutton's asylum seeker deadline as 71 hit with welfare cuts

12 October 2017

'The lawyers can rant all they want': Dutton resolute on 'fake refugees' crackdown

12 October 2017

Immigration Minister stands by Armani refugees comments

12 October 2017 Audio Track

Manus Island refugees get offer to move to Nauru

11 October 2017 Audio Track

Immigration Minister stands by Armani refugees comments

08 October 2017 Audio Track

Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

07 October 2017 Audio Track

So you want to move to Australia? Here's a how-to guide

05 October 2017

The benefactor of Australian refugees at Sikiew camp ThaĆ­land to Australia

05 October 2017 Audio Track

Hundreds of asylum seekers who came by boat may face deportation as deadline passes

05 October 2017

1,333 refugees, asylum seekers in Sri Lanka.

04 October 2017

Immigration Minister stands by Armani refugees comments

03 October 2017 Audio Track

Dead refugee in PNG was facing rape charge

03 October 2017

Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

03 October 2017 Audio Track

Labor seeks 'urgent briefing' from Dutton after refugee dies on Manus Island

02 October 2017 Audio Track
As the debate rages, where do you stand?

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