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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Conditions worsen for displaced people in Afghanistan

28 September 2021 Audio Track

Two Canadians released by China after three years in detention, Justin Trudeau says

25 September 2021

How to obtain a refugee visa to Australia?

24 September 2021 Audio Track

'Abusive' protesters force closure of Melbourne vaccine centre as police brace for more unrest

23 September 2021 Audio Track

The politics of the Tampa Incident and our attitude towards refugees

21 September 2021 Audio Track

Vessel rescues migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

21 September 2021

Nine years since Australia re-introduced offshore processing for asylum seekers arriving by boat

19 September 2021 Audio Track

Deportation flights stepped up for migrants stranded at Texas bridge

19 September 2021

“Please Don't Deport Us” – plea of two asylum seekers

18 September 2021 Audio Track

Italian coast guard rescues over 100 migrants from shore after boat sinks

10 September 2021

Marking two decades since the 'Tampa affair' changed Australia

30 August 2021 Audio Track

Afghan war veterans plead for help to get their families to Australia

30 August 2021 Audio Track

Unscrupulous already preying on Afghan asylum-seekers: Paris Aristotle

30 August 2021 Audio Track

Here’s how temporary visa holders and asylum seekers can access emergency financial support

30 August 2021 Audio Track

Leroy was incarcerated when he was just 10 years old. This is what his life is like now

29 August 2021

Why we tried to commit suicide - Tamil refugee Bhaskaran

28 August 2021 Audio Track

Why did 17 Tamil refugees try to commit suicide? What's in store for them?

28 August 2021 Audio Track

This is why Tamil refugees try to commit suicide - Advocate Johnson

27 August 2021 Audio Track

Emergency financial support for temporary visa holders and asylum seekers

27 August 2021 Audio Track

'Keep Afghanistan in your prayers': Abdullah Alikhil

27 August 2021 Audio Track
As the debate rages, where do you stand?

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