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Dutton’s department leaves vital medical positions vacant

Dutton’s department leaves vital medical positions vacant

The resignation of Dr John Brayley, the Surgeon General and CMO of the Australian Border Force, has closed a vital channel of advocacy for refugees. Four months later, the position is still empty.

Lying dud Dutton and his lying dud department

Lying dud Dutton and his lying dud department

The Department of Immigration has developed a years-long history of lying about its own spectacular failings, only for the lie to be exposed. Is the same happening about Manus Island again?

The end of 457 visas business as usual for department with no credibility to lose

The end of 457 visas business as usual for department with no credibility to lose

The government claims the 457 visa program has "lost credibility". Which prompts the question -- who is to blame? The same department that has screwed up so many other things.

Dump gay refugees in third country, Pezzullo says

Dump gay refugees in third country, Pezzullo says

LGBTI refugees should be sent to another country by PNG, says the head of Immigration, but it's nothing to do with Australia. And the real victims of offshore processing are bureaucrats hurt by criticism.

Immigration admits massive annual report error

Immigration admits massive annual report error

In the wake of Crikey revealing a mammoth budget blowout for the Immigration Department, bureaucrats have admitted to a large error in its annual report.

Offshore processing is falling apart before our eyes

Offshore processing is falling apart before our eyes

The government's failure to effectively pursue regional resettlement, and its wilful neglect of refugees on Nauru, has left offshore processing on the point of collapse.

This is the $6 million feature film you paid for to keep refugees out of Australia

This is the $6 million feature film you paid for to keep refugees out of Australia

It's not a happy tale. But it is a hell of a lot of on-water matters for a government not keen to speak about them.

Immigration pushed Transfield to indict Save the Children workers

Immigration pushed Transfield to indict Save the Children workers

The Immigration Department had no cause to remove Save the Children from Nauru, a new report has found.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

David Irvine's role revealed ... money for nothing ... Bruce Billson's return? ...