Good morning, early birds. Victoria moves to abolish its contentious public drunkenness laws two years after the death in custody of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day, and a new report finds the majority of refugees on Manus and Nauru are seriously ill. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is pushing for laws barring foreign fighters from returning to Australia, and New Zealand reaffirms its offer to take refugees detained on Manus and Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
While politicians and the media focus on people arriving by boat, asylum seekers are entering the country by plane in massive numbers — and the system can't keep up.
Good morning, early birds. The Trump administration has made it more difficult for asylum seekers to seek refuge in the USA, and Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin’s resignation is under closer scrutiny. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Much is made of the appalling conditions on Manus Island and Nauru. But the way we treat people in detention centres on the mainland isn't that much better.
Crikey readers discuss Peter Dutton's role in detention centres, and the build up of Russian power in the Pacific.
Good morning, early birds. The effort to repeal medivac legislation hinges on the vote of crossbench senators, and Labor MPs continue to add support for the government's tax cut plan. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
For years, doctors and medical groups have raised concerns about the treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island. For years, they have been ignored.
Good morning, early birds. The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.