April 6, 2018 2
A quick glance at Nauru's education, health, defence and broader budgets gives some interesting background to why this small country seems so co-operative.
April 3, 2018 2
While injustices on Nauru receive a good airing, not many people are talking about what's happening in Papua New Guinea right now.
March 22, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The Victorian Premier resists mounting pressure to force 21 of his scandal-plagued ministers to resign. Plus, how Peter Dutton's department tried to prevent a suicidal 10-year-old boy from coming to Australia for care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 9, 2018 22
With calls for the ICC to investigate the Australian government going unheard, some are looking to a far-reaching code that gives the German judiciary the ability to prosecute crimes against humanity, even if they have no relation to the country.
February 23, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce now faces a formal sexual harassment complaint. Plus, tent mould in the Nauru detention centre could be grounds for a lawsuit against the Australian government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
August 29, 2017 4
Peter Dutton tells us his recent crackdown on asylum seekers in Australia is about the costs of a rorted system -- but how do those costs compare with the detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island?
August 29, 2017 22
The government's recent announcement that the few asylum seekers on Australian soil will have their support cut off seems needlessly cruel. But it is actually part of a considered plan to avoid judicial responsibility.
July 25, 2017
The UN isn't happy that the government has backtracked on promises to settle refugees, and ScoMo targets Labor's trust overhaul proposal. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
May 22, 2017 11
Peter Dutton's criticism of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal shows the government is thinking about bypassing the tribunal for refugee reviews.
April 24, 2017 14
Coalition senators have criticised Parliament for relying on sources other than the government for information on what happens in offshore detention.
March 24, 2017
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection confirmed to Crikey that the department was aware of an increased number of cases of Dengue fever.
February 3, 2017 8
The 1200 refugees on Manus and Nauru continue to languish while the Trump-Turnbull political drama dominates the news.
February 3, 2017 26
The call to such action falls neither equally nor fairly, but fall it does.
January 31, 2017 3
The second apology shows that another payment has been made by the government.
January 24, 2017 10
The Department of Immigration's shambolic tendering and management of offshore processing contracts appeared to favour one company above all others - Transfield.
January 20, 2017
Satirist Ben Pobjie gets his hands on a confidential memo detailing why the Immigration Department spent an extra $2.2 billion without authorisation on Manus and Nauru.
January 18, 2017 9
The ANAO has delivered yet another scathing report criticising the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's procurement in offshore detention.
November 30, 2016 11
The speakers were heard, and parliament fell silent.
November 24, 2016 11
Why did Transfield get the contract to run the offshore detention center on Nauru when it had not even sent in an official proposal?
November 23, 2016 1
Sky News has been granted a journalist visa to visit Nauru.