Australian Border Force has contended that a Vietnamese woman detained in Melbourne with her five-month-old baby are being "housed" in alternative accommodation, but some suggest that this is spin.
Good morning, early birds. Nauru has defied a court order for the urgent medical evacuation of a refugee. Plus, Daniel Andrews' document dump runs into serious trouble. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
This five-month-old baby has spent her life in Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation. A psychiatric report submitted in June has raised mental health concerns for both mother and child.
Condemnation is kicking up across the ditch about a 17-year-old boy being held in adult detention. But Australian Border Force don't seem interested in offering real explanation.
US President Donald Trump has caved to public pressure and ordered an end to the separation of undocumented migrants from their children. So why have activists failed to achieve these kinds of results in Australia?
Crikey readers respond to the story of a New Zealand boy currently in detention, as well as ongoing disappointment over the NBN.
To hear Peter Dutton tell it, the real issue is "African crime gangs" in Victoria, but we hear there have been serious issues in Border Force since then -- perhaps should he stick to his knitting?
The Department of Immigration has declared war on fruits and vegetables, as visitors are no longer able to bring home-cooked meals or fresh produce to visit people in immigration detention. Freelance journalist Rebekah Holt reports.
The briefing Immigration Minister Peter Dutton received on the Good Friday shooting on Manus Island partially backs his claim on the cause of the tension.