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We are seeing the injustice of Australia’s refugee policies in real time. Again.

We are seeing the injustice of Australia’s refugee policies in real time. Again.

Crikey readers discuss asylum seeker policy, Tasmania and wage stagnation.

Labor, crossbench deliver historic loss to Morrison government

Labor, crossbench deliver historic loss to Morrison government

Good morning, early birds. The government has been delivered its long-awaited historic loss in parliament over medical evacuation legislation, and the Coalition and Labor continue to duke it out in a jam-packed start to the sitting year. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Scott Morrison’s latest refugee transfer policy actually a major concession?

Is Scott Morrison’s latest refugee transfer policy actually a major concession?

After trying to appease Kerryn Phelps and the crossbench, Morrison has returned to talking tough on asylum seekers. But was his policy ever a big shift?

The government is lying about how and why it is taking children off Nauru

The government is lying about how and why it is taking children off Nauru

Scott Morrison has taken credit for the transfer of sick children off Nauru in accordance with existing policy — the truth is his government has fought relentlessly to stop it from happening.

Hey George Brandis, we read the Migration Act for you and can explain whether asylum seekers are ‘illegal’

Hey George Brandis, we read the Migration Act for you and can explain whether asylum seekers are ‘illegal’

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.

Are the adults in charge?

Are the adults in charge?

Crikey readers discuss previous editions.

Not all Christians

Not all Christians

Crikey readers discuss previous editions.

Bungle after bungle

Bungle after bungle

Crikey readers weigh in on government policy.

Make a move, Mal

Make a move, Mal

Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.

Asylum seeker test case seeking immunity for 15 witnesses

Asylum seeker test case seeking immunity for 15 witnesses

A test case will challenge the healthcare received by asylum seekers on Christmas Island, but without immunity anyone who testifies could be liable for prosecution themselves.