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Labor needs to press the government on AAT chaos

Labor needs to press the government on AAT chaos

Crikey readers discuss problems at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, visa exploitation and the birth of the Melbourne art scene.

In targeting fighters, the government targets Australia’s liberty

In targeting fighters, the government targets Australia’s liberty

Crikey readers tackle Peter Dutton's war on foreign fighters, the broken visa system and wage theft.

Migrant workers are overworked, intimidated and even killed on Australian farms

Migrant workers are overworked, intimidated and even killed on Australian farms

Australia's supermarket duopoly sits at the head of a production chain that holds labourers in slave-like conditions, putting them at risk of serious injury or death.

How will the Coalition’s proposed lifetime refugee ban operate?

How will the Coalition’s proposed lifetime refugee ban operate?

After years of stalling from the government, the New Zealand solution to the asylum seeker crises on Manus and Nauru is getting closer to a reality. But will Parliament accept the lifetime bans that come with it?

When the Liberals aren’t inconsistent in their privacy policy, they’re hypocritical

When the Liberals aren’t inconsistent in their privacy policy, they’re hypocritical

Crikey readers discuss the Chelsea Manning visa denial and the neoliberalism of the Productivity Commission.

Manning doesn’t pass government ‘character test’ — yet these people do

Manning doesn’t pass government ‘character test’ — yet these people do

The government's threat to deny a visa to Chelsea Manning reminds us that, to enter Australia, it's better to be a chauvinist or white supremacist than a whistle-blower.

Barns: Dutton calls on News Corp to help him weaken the AAT

Barns: Dutton calls on News Corp to help him weaken the AAT

A consistent news campaign and a new parliamentary committee: Dutton has pulled out the big guns against the Administrative Appeals Tribunal once more.

Peter Dutton cancels visa a third time, undermines the High Court in under an hour

Peter Dutton cancels visa a third time, undermines the High Court in under an hour

Peter Dutton has used secret information to cancel AJ Graham's visa. The High Court said no dice. But an hour after the judgment, Dutton doubled down and canceled his visa again.

What’s a guy gotta do to get his visa cancelled around here?

What’s a guy gotta do to get his visa cancelled around here?

Five people who have been banned from entering Australia (and one who manages to keep getting in). Crikey intern Charlie Lewis reports.

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

Migrants who hoped to bring their family members to Australia under certain visas are out of luck, with the Immigration Department summarily repealing certain sub-classes.