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What does it mean now that Medivac is gone?

What does it mean now that Medivac is gone?

Critical medical care decisions are now back in the hands of bureaucrats. Those suffering on Manus Island and Nauru will not be surprised.

The airline making big money deporting asylum seekers

The airline making big money deporting asylum seekers

Charter company Skytraders has turned a healthy profit by tapping into lucrative asylum seeker deportation contracts with Home Affairs. But is it worth the reputational cost?

Baby in detention could be separated from mother despite UN requests

Baby in detention could be separated from mother despite UN requests

Nineteen-month-old Isabella has spent her entire life in an Australian detention centre. Now there are fears she may be separated from her mother.

New Zealand defies Australia, saves journalist from offshore detention

New Zealand defies Australia, saves journalist from offshore detention

Award-winning journalist Behrouz Boochani has been given a reprieve, albeit perhaps briefly, in New Zealand. It's a move that will strain trans-Tasman relations.

Inside the Biloela family's Christmas Island detention quarters

Inside the Biloela family's Christmas Island detention quarters

Almost $27 million has been spent on the facility this year, and the Biloela family are the only people housed there. So why are the conditions so bad?

Is Scott Morrison's rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

Is Scott Morrison's rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

A secret review into refugee employment reportedly urges the prime minister to adopt a new narrative.

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

From charter flights to court fees to the massive cost of holding someone in detention, the government has spent upward of $2 million trying to deport a family of asylum seekers.

Lawyers try a Hail Mary as Biloela family faces court

Lawyers try a Hail Mary as Biloela family faces court

Lawyers for Biloela's young Tamil family are trying to find a legal loophole that will allow them to pull a rabbit out of the hat.

Australian media has an asylum seeker problem

Australian media has an asylum seeker problem

Traditional media has been out of step with its audience on this issue since Tampa — and the government knows it.

Dutton adds the erroneous term 'anchor babies' to his anti-immigration arsenal

Dutton adds the erroneous term 'anchor babies' to his anti-immigration arsenal

Crikey unpacks the ugly history behind the phrase "anchor babies", and how it relates to where Australia and the US are now.