WHY Dutton Must Go

There's certainly plenty in the news about immigration at the moment. But, despite the hopes of many that the current Minister for Home Affairs will be removed from his position of influence, there is something jarring about the possibility that it could come down to an accusation from his former Border Force Commissioner about misleading …

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Multiple children dangerously ill while Nauru shields forum attendees amid democratic decline

The situation on Nauru has been critical for a long time. And yet it continues to worsen. With the Pacific Islands Forum now underway (1 – 9 Sept), the innocent people detained indefinitely on the island have had to deal with more disruptions and imposed restrictions. And it seems the nation of Nauru itself might …

More Australian government cruelty puts more people in impossible circumstances

A dying man denied palliative care in Australia and families 'onshore' left bereft with no support while developing the skills and local certification required for employment.   The Australian Border force says a Nauru detainee can die in Taiwan or Afghanistan The man who is dying due to advanced lung cancer does not want to go …

From “G’day mate, welcome!” to “Stop the Boats!”

… how Australia's politicians have chosen to make strategic use of language to change the nation's psyche from Humanity and Equanimity to Fear and Loathing   The Vietnam War and the ensuing increase in immigration came just as the last elements of the 'White Australia Policy' had been removed from legislation. And when Malcolm Fraser …

UPDATES reveal more about Australian government’s agenda

Cardiac patient flown from Nauru to Taiwan Family on flight to Sri Lanka get last minute reprieve 'Email Empathy'  has noted the plights of just a few of the people seeking asylum in Australia as examples of widespread treatment by officials. These illustrate the unnecessary cruelty of the federal government's policies. In the past couple of …

ABF forcibly takes ‘beautiful integrated family’ in dawn raid over visa expired by one day

Is THIS what Border Protection in Australia is about? "The close-knit community of Biloela in central Queensland has been shocked by an early morning Australian Border Force raid on a Sri Lankan asylum seeker family – including two Australian-born children – over a visa expired by a single day. …Husband and wife Nadesalingam and Priya …