Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers
Please note: some of the older links to news stories may be broken.
May 2019 media stories
Bridging visas soar by 147 per cent under Coalition. (The New Daily) 31/05/19. Armed PNG police deployed amid ‘daily’ Manus refugee suicide attempts. (Daily Mail UK) 31/05/19. Cruel, and no deterrent: why Australia’s policy on asylum seekers must change. (The Conversation) 31/05/19. Manus asylum seekers treated at local hospital despite million dollar health contract. (SBS…
April 2019 media stories
Attempted murder charges after attack on Manus Island refugee. (RadioNZ) 30/04/19. Nauru contract standoff causes chaos and confusion as refugee services left in limbo. (Guardian Australia) 30/04/19. Population growth, migration and refugees: A political headache that’s split the nation. (ABC News) 27/04/19. Nauru denies former president’s claim offshore detention deal led to corruption. (Guardian Australia)…
March 2019 media stories
Media reports about refugees: March 2019 Please note: some links to stories in these documents may be broken. Palaszczuk Government strengthens asylum seeker support services. (Mirage News) 28/03/19. Scott Morrison’s $9 billion mass detention plan. (The Age) 26/03/19. Patient Testimony from Nauru:“Refugees on Nauru are Desperately in need of Freedom.” (MSF) 25/03/19. Six facts that…