January 23, 2018 2
We were delighted to see the intelligence operatives so keen to be open with the press about matters around asylum seekers this morning -- as we see, it has not always been the case.
January 17, 2018 7
New restrictions on visitation to Australian detention centres seem needlessly cruel. Rebekah Holt investigates the results of such measures and asks why they're deemed necessary in the first place.
September 7, 2017 5
In just the latest blow to staff morale, Border Force staff are facing the prospect of having mistakenly credited annual leave deducted from their wages.
July 27, 2017 9
The establishment of an enlarged Department of Home Affairs under the ministerial control of Peter Dutton is an unnecessary, mistaken policy, writes Richard Woolcott, former head of DFAT and president of the UN Security Council.
June 19, 2017 3
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released footage of Border Force officers testing GoPro cameras on the water.
May 10, 2017
Border Force is not mad, just disappointed with Crikey.
May 9, 2017 2
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection appears to have relaxed a ban on using capsicum spray on detainees in onshore centres.
October 31, 2016 35
In the trade-off between stemming irregular immigration or freedom of information, I lean to the latter, writes Toby Ralph.
May 3, 2016
Thank goodness, the federal government is finally doing something about “gaps in citrus industry research and development funding”.
April 15, 2016
The $6.1 million government-funded film Journey, which is designed to deter asylum seekers from coming to Australia by boat, has begun being broadcast in Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan this year. In response to a question on notice from Senate estimates, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection said that the film would be repeated a number […]