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The increasingly deranged diary of a detention centre visitor

The increasingly deranged diary of a detention centre visitor

If the Department of Home Affairs was trying to stop detention centre visits with its new, punitive visitation procedures, then it may have worked.

The govt agency that could stop what is happening on Manus, yet chooses not to

The govt agency that could stop what is happening on Manus, yet chooses not to

Comcare is a workplace regulator with serious teeth. So why is it not doing more to stop what is happening on Manus Island?

Privacy complaints against government bodies soar

Privacy complaints against government bodies soar

Which government agencies are misusing your personal information? Freelance journalist John Power reports.

Treasury reveals only half of overseas retailers will actually pay GST despite new laws

Treasury reveals only half of overseas retailers will actually pay GST despite new laws

Just how Treasury worked out it will get $300 million in GST from overseas sales remains a mystery.

Immigration’s cruelty and incompetence has a price tag: detainees win $70 million settlement

Immigration’s cruelty and incompetence has a price tag: detainees win $70 million settlement

There's a new entry on the Department of Immigration's long list of bungles: it now has to pay $70 million in compensation to Manus Island detainees.

No ‘care bears’ at Immigration, and no reviews for beleaguered management

No ‘care bears’ at Immigration, and no reviews for beleaguered management

The troubled Department of Immigration may prefer to ignore staff anger at its executive rather than deal with it, Crikey has been told.

Refugees on Manus told to prepare for ‘illegal’ detention centre’s closure

Refugees on Manus told to prepare for ‘illegal’ detention centre’s closure

The Manus Island detention centre is due to close in October, but refugees face an uncertain future if they aren't headed to the United States.

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist’s visa

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist’s visa

And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Immigration inundated ... Latham needs YOU ... Labor ally Gonski in 60 seconds ...

Fatal cases of Dengue fever reported on Nauru

Fatal cases of Dengue fever reported on Nauru

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection confirmed to Crikey that the department was aware of an increased number of cases of Dengue fever.