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Border ‘security’: how inconvenient is the new deterrence

Border ‘security’: how inconvenient is the new deterrence

I walked from Slovakia to Poland yesterday. No guards, no Customs inspection, no border formalities of any sort. It's how all frontiers ought to be.

Memo, ‘Cockroach’ Kev, show some leadership on asylum

Memo, ‘Cockroach’ Kev, show some leadership on asylum

If people arrive here from Sri Lanka, there is a good chance they have fled a well-founded fear of persecution. They deserve a helping hand; not a deaf ear, writes Jake Lynch.

“Sorry mate, not with those carrots”: Australia’s border control is out-of-control

“Sorry mate, not with those carrots”: Australia’s border control is out-of-control

If you need any proof that Australia's border is well and truly secure, watch Border Security, where a tourist was reduced to tears by a customs official's interrogation over a bag of veggies, says Daniel Flitton.

Seven comes in first and last, no Bones about it

Seven comes in first and last, no Bones about it

The later car race worked for Ten and gave it an early evening base on which to win the night. Seven finished second and did OK, Nine was third and in the cold as it was squeezed out.

Turnbull: “no welcome mat for people smugglers”

Turnbull: “no welcome mat for people smugglers”

The Federal Opposition is set to raise its focus on mandatory detention and border security, with this morning’s joint party room meeting debating illegal immigration at length, reports Bernard Kenae.