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An exclusive Newspoll conducted for The Australian has revealed that 56 per cent of Australian voters believe the existing immigration cap of 190,000 a ... farmers subjected to a campaign of violence and discrimination in their homeland should be afforded the same status by Australia as asylum-seekers ...
PH can be source of asylum seekers, destination for refugees — Australian think tank ... This was pointed out in a working paper just published by the Lowy Institute, Australia's leading independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank providing high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on the ...

If the athletes do wish to gain asylum in Australia, their case would not appear to be as favourable as that of the Sierra Leone athletes from 2006, given the current government's stance on Immigration and the actions of ... Remaining in Australia and applying for protection is not breaching Australian law.".
Manus Island Rohingya asylum seeker Sahil Rahman ... waiting months for medical treatment in a 'hotel' in Port Moresby. Picture: Brian Cassey. “I left for Australia in 2012 … am now 30 years old and I have not found my path in life. My father is dead. Of course I regret leaving but I had nothing, I was ...
Some Commonwealth Games athletes who have disappeared from the Gold Coast Athletes Village could have legitimate cases for asylum in Australia because of human rights concerns in their home countries, the Refugee Council of Australia says. The Commonwealth Games Federation confirmed there ...
The missing Commonwealth Games athletes from Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda aren't the first to walk out of an athletes village, even in Australia. At least 26 athletes claimed asylum in Australia at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. Two of them, originally from Cameroon, are now ...

Peter Dutton's department blocked a white South African farmer's asylum bid because its evidence showed “the vast majority of crimes against whites are not racially motivated”. ... In March Dutton said the farmers deserved “special attention” from a “civilised country” like Australia on humanitarian grounds.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern previously made an offer to Australia's PM Malcolm Turnbull for her country to take up to 150 refugees from ... In 2001 Helen Clark's Labour government offered asylum to 130 refugees who were rescued from the Tampa after it sunk off the Australian coast.
Australia's controversial detention center on Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Manus Island was shut down in October 2017. ... While some 84 asylum seekers have been sent to the United States, under a deal agreed between Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and former US president Barack Obama, ...
The Liberal-National Coalition's move is designed to push them into penury and homelessness, forcing many to return to the countries they fled, in line with the bipartisan “border protection” regime of shutting Australia's doors to refugees. The asylum seekers have been languishing in Australia for up to five ...
Australia-bound asylum seekers left mentally scarred by years of detention on Pacific islands, warns UN refugee official ... Welcoming the agreement, the UNHCR official said that this would still leave the same number of people on Nauru, and he urged the Australian Government to consider an offer from ...
“Australia supports Nauru's sovereignty and its decision to terminate the treaty.” Severing access to the high court would have a significant impact on the rights of asylum seekers held in detention on Nauru at the behest of the Australian government, the human rights lawyer George Newhouse said. Of the ...
The Department of Home Affairs has also specifically said asylum seekers studying full-time will have their support cut. The Guardian is aware of several asylum seekers who came to Australia as children, who have since graduated from high school and won scholarships to Australian universities. Some ...
Australia's harsh asylum policies have been touted as a possible solution to Europe's so-called refugee crisis. Politicians in the UK, France, Holland, Denmark, Austria and Belgium have advocated for an Australian-style approach aimed at blocking asylum seekers from accessing Europe. But there are a ...
Federal government cuts could mean homelessness and destitution for vulnerable asylum seekers in Australia on temporary visas, refugee advocates ... The CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service, Dr Cassandra Goldie, said she had heard of parents affected by the cuts who were skipping meals to ...
Refugees protest against the Australian government's policy on Nauru. Sources say about 70 refugees have been accepted under the deal with ...
Australia officially closed the Manus Island detention centre on Oct. 31, after it was declared illegal by a Papua New Guinea court, but the ...

A group of senior Australian doctors has sent a letter to the nation's government ... Australia holds asylum seekers arriving by boat in offshore ...
Yet today's Australians have been more than willing to subject refugees and asylum seekers to similar (or worse) treatment. There is also one ...
The U.N. Says Australia Is Responsible For the Remaining Asylum ... 9, the Committee demanded that Australian authorities acknowledge “the ...
It's a confronting scene that does little to help Australia's argument that the .... If the Australian Government succeeds in shifting all of the asylum ...
Conditions are steadily worsening at a former Australian refugee detention ... Under a strict immigration policy, Australia blocks asylum-seekers from ... and was sure there would be "other Australians who would do the same.".
Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop has urged hundreds of asylum seekers to leave a Manus Island detention centre and warned that no one in ...
Australian immigration officials jeopardised the health care of asylum seekers in urgent need of medical attention by “routinely” ignoring advice ...
Australian activists say such issues need to be addressed at home as well. ... flew in the face of the idea that all Australians have equal civic rights. ... to its shores, Australia instituted a policy in 2013 that sent asylum seekers ...
The manager blamed the delays on Australian officials “not ... Asylum seekers who attempted to arrive in Australia by boat, fleeing wars and ...
The Papua New Guinea Government has said it is Australia's responsibility to deal with refugees who do not want to resettle in PNG.
Australia's asylum boat turnbacks are illegal and risk lives, UN told .... The Australian government was accused of engaging in ...
AN IRANIAN man who came to Australia by boat as an asylum seeker later ... He struck his Australian wife with a baseball bat so hard that it ...
Asylum seekers in Australia must seek government permission to buy a ... on his day job of securing our borders and keeping Australians safe.
The committee criticised the Western Australian government for failing to comply with a coronial recommendation to scrap the law allowing ...
Australia holds refugees and asylum seekers arriving by boat on PNG's ... The Australian government has set up alternative accommodation on ...
Hundreds of protesters marched through Sydney on Sunday calling for detainees, being held in controversial centers for asylum seekers on ...
Asylum seekers who refused to leave a former Australian-run detention centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been moved to new housing ...
Australia holds refugees and asylum seekers arriving by boat on ... on Manus Island have escalated as Australian authorities prepare to leave.
Myanmar asylum-seeker jailed for marrying underage Australian girl ... in Australia in what is believed to be the nation's first such prosecution.
A Rohingya Muslim claims the Australian government offered him ... he felt pressured to sign a deal with Australia to return to Myanmar from ...
So far, 63 asylum seekers and refugees across Australia have been ... The joint submissions call on the rapporteurs to urge the Australian ...
An exiled Chinese businessman who had alleged corruption among China's political and corporate elites said he was seeking asylum in the ...
The country does not allow asylum-seekers arriving by boat into Australia — even for processing. Instead, the Australian military intercepts ...
The relief package announced by Daniel Andrews for the asylum seekers ... saying it would keep asylum seekers, who had been living in Australia while ... had been “matched by the kindness of the Australian community.”.
Earlier this week the Australian government decided to settle a class action suit brought by a group of refugees and asylum seekers for false ...
Australia sends asylum seekers arriving by boat to PNG and Nauru. ... Earlier this week, the Australian court heard that some detainees ...
The pledge comes after Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced up to 400 asylum seekers who were originally transported to Australia ...
Some asylum seekers on the island believe a $70m compensation ... the settlement with the Australian government and centre operators, ... The government has also announced that asylum seekers transferred to Australia for ...
... all Australians that we have kept asylum seekers in deliberately callous ... Last week, 100 refugees and asylum seekers brought to Australia ... costing the Australian taxpayer tens of thousands of dollars for each individual.”.
An asylum seeker boat found off Indonesia with dozens on board bound for Australia or New Zealand is a “really significant wake-up call”, ...
PNG is not ready to resettle refugees in the country, says an Iranian man who came to Christmas Island to seek asylum in Australia, but ended ...
PNG tells Australia it can't leave Manus Island asylum seekers behind – report ... Steven said the Australian government had not explained its ...
But the high court found the Australian government was not constitutionally limited by the need to conform to the domestic law of another ...


 

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