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A horror week in Australian onshore detention

A horror week in Australian onshore detention

A young man has died. Another has attempted self-harm. A toddler, who has spent her entire life in detention, was hospitalised. Here's the day-by-day account.

Peter Dutton is repeating false claims there are no children in detention

Peter Dutton is repeating false claims there are no children in detention

On the same day that a two-year-old in detention was banned from receiving a birthday cake, the Home Affairs minister claimed again that all children have been removed from detention.

The road to deportation: inside the Biloela family’s 15-month detention

The road to deportation: inside the Biloela family’s 15-month detention

In March 2018, Priya and her family gained national attention after a dawn raid on their home. Yesterday, after much quiet anguish, they lost their High Court bid to avoid deportation.

Melbourne and Sydney immigration detention centres join hunger strike

Melbourne and Sydney immigration detention centres join hunger strike

Detainees in Sydney claim 300-400 people are protesting. Border Force continue to deny there is any mass hunger strike.

Border Force claim baby is being ‘housed’ rather than ‘detained’

Border Force claim baby is being ‘housed’ rather than ‘detained’

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.

Nauru blocks urgent medical transfer

Nauru blocks urgent medical transfer

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.

Yongah Hill detention centre rumoured to close following riot

Yongah Hill detention centre rumoured to close following riot

We hear Yongah Hill is slated for closure, the battle for New England, and somebody needs to explain irony to Tony Abbott.

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

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.

Dear Border Force, we’d love a straight answer about the NZ teen you have detained

Dear Border Force, we’d love a straight answer about the NZ teen you have detained

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.

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

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?