Bernard KeaneJun 14, 201734 Comments
There's a new entry on the Department of Immigration's long list of bungles: it now has to pay $70 million in compensation to Manus Island detainees.
Josh TaylorMay 9, 20172 Comments
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection appears to have relaxed a ban on using capsicum spray on detainees in onshore centres.
Bernard KeaneApr 24, 201728 Comments
The Department of Immigration has developed a years-long history of lying about its own spectacular failings, only for the lie to be exposed. Is the same happening about Manus Island again?
Michael BradleyFeb 22, 201721 Comments
George Brandis thinks that asylum seekers have broken the law by turning up to Australia without a visa. But since he could not name the exact law supposedly broken, an actual lawyer has gone through the Migration Act to help poor Brandis out.
Josh TaylorFeb 3, 20178 Comments
The 1200 refugees on Manus and Nauru continue to languish while the Trump-Turnbull political drama dominates the news.
Bernard KeaneJan 24, 201710 Comments
The Department of Immigration's shambolic tendering and management of offshore processing contracts appeared to favour one company above all others - Transfield.
Josh TaylorNov 30, 201611 Comments
The speakers were heard, and parliament fell silent.
Josh TaylorNov 24, 201611 Comments
Why did Transfield get the contract to run the offshore detention center on Nauru when it had not even sent in an official proposal?