News Archive

Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers

Please note: some of the older links to news stories may be broken.

  • October 2020 media

    October 2020 media

    Photos of Nauru’s (now) mostly empty immigration detention centre (Vice) 23 October 2020 “We …
  • September 2020 media

    September 2020 media

    The Federal Government would not pass its own values test (Independent Australia) 28 September …
  • August 2020 media stories

    August 2020 media stories

    A law to deprive immigration detainees of their only contact: Australia’s shame before the …
  • July 2020 media stories

    July 2020 media stories

    New report shows refugees and asylum seekers at risk of homelessness due to COVID-19 …
  • June 2020 media stories

    June 2020 media stories

    ABC Back Roads visits Biloela which hit the headlines in its bid to stop …
  • May 2020 media stories

    May 2020 media stories

    Detained refugee records song with Midnight Oil’s Moginie (Radio New Zealand) 31 May 2020 …
  • April 2020 media stories

    April 2020 media stories

    Kangaroo Point protest: Covid-19 is one more reason to free the refugees (Green Left …
  • March 2020 media stories

    March 2020 media stories

    “Disgraceful”: the government kept a man in detention because it disagreed with the tribunal …
  • February 2020 media stories

    February 2020 media stories

    ‘I never said I want to go to Australia’: Behrouz Boochani rejects Peter Dutton …
  • January 2020 media stories

    January 2020 media stories

    ‘Now we’ll be a leper colony’: Christmas Island, forever a troubled paradise (The Age) …
  • Dec 2019 media stories

    Dec 2019 media stories

    ‘Looking back, I realise I was naive’: reporting on the refugee crisis (The Guardian) …
  • Nov 2019 media stories

    Nov 2019 media stories

    More than 5,000 doctors urge Jacqui Lambie to ‘save medevac’ in open letter to …
  • Oct 2019 media stories

    Oct 2019 media stories

    The silent struggle of refugees in Indonesia Registered asylum seekers pitch tents in Central …
  • Sept 2019 media stories

    Sept 2019 media stories

    Manus men’s ‘dehumanising’ detention continues (RNZ News) 1 October 2019 Refugee groups ‘deeply concerned’ …
  • August 2019 media stories

    August 2019 media stories

    Biloela Tamil Family Moved To Christmas Island In Dead Of Night (10 News) 31 …
  • July 2019 media stories

    July 2019 media stories

    $5 million for a piece of paper: Major review of Home Affairs did not …
  • June 2019 media stories

    June 2019 media stories

    The little-known visa project bringing highly skilled refugees to Australia (SBS) 30/06/19 Planning for …
  • May 2019 media stories

    May 2019 media stories

    Bridging visas soar by 147 per cent under Coalition. (The New Daily) 31/05/19. Armed …
  • April 2019 media stories

    April 2019 media stories

    Attempted murder charges after attack on Manus Island refugee. (RadioNZ) 30/04/19. Nauru contract standoff …
  • March 2019 media stories

    March 2019 media stories

    Media reports about refugees: March 2019  Please note: some links to stories in these …
  • 2019 media stories – aggregated (PDF Versions)

    2019 media stories – aggregated (PDF Versions)

    Media stories about refugees 2019: December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August …
  • 2018 media stories – aggregated (PDF Versions)

    2018 media stories – aggregated (PDF Versions)

    Media stories about refugees 2018: December 2018. November 2018. October 2018. September 2018. August …