Charlie Lewis September 7, 2017 5 Comments
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.
Crikey July 27, 2017 9 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor June 19, 2017 3 Comments
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released footage of Border Force officers testing GoPro cameras on the water.
Josh Taylor May 10, 2017
Border Force is not mad, just disappointed with Crikey.
Josh Taylor May 9, 2017 2 Comments
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection appears to have relaxed a ban on using capsicum spray on detainees in onshore centres.
Crikey October 31, 2016 35 Comments
In the trade-off between stemming irregular immigration or freedom of information, I lean to the latter, writes Toby Ralph.
Sally Whyte May 3, 2016
Thank goodness, the federal government is finally doing something about “gaps in citrus industry research and development funding”.
Crikey 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 […]
Crikey March 10, 2016 10 Comments
Sorry if it hurts their feelings, but there is a very important reason to use emotive language when talking about asylum seekers, writes psychiatrist Dr Michael Dudley.