Government must stop its immigration re-detention raids

Having introduced laws to over-turn the legal decision last December that saw 163 people released from immigration detention, the government has begun re-detaining people.

Permanent visas welcome but Labor must end limbo for all refugees

The long-awaited announcement that Labor will grant permanent visas to 19,000 refugees surviving on temporary visas is a welcome step to fulfilling their election promises. But much more is needed.

Indonesian refugees protest for resettlement and life support

Hundreds of mostly Afghan refugees are protesting today in Jakarta calling for resettlement and for basic support while they are stranded in Indonesia.

Will Albanese visit PNG but leave refugees behind?

Refugee advocates have called on Prime Minister Albanese to use his visit to PNG to ensure that no refugees or people seeking asylum are left behind in PNG.

Manus refugees urge Labor to abide by policy on medical transfers

Hundreds of refugees previously held by the Australia government in PNG have written to the Home Affairs and Immigration Minister requesting to act urgently to transfer sick refugees and asylum seekers, still in limbo in PNG, to Australia.

Six months since the election, Canberra rally demands action on permanent visas

More than a thousand refugees and their supporters rallied outside Parliament House in Canberra, on 29 November to demand permanent visas for refugees.  

No one left behind! Thousands to rally in Canberra for permanent visas

More than 1000 refugees will rally outside Parliament House in Canberra to demand permanent visas.

Refugees robbed by armed raskals in Port Moresby

Two Iranian refugees in Port Moresby have been robbed at gunpoint when armed raskals broke into their unit at Koki Apartments

Yongah Hill asylum seeker left without false teeth for two years

An Iranian asylum seeker who has been detained for over nine years has begun a peaceful protest in Yongah Hill detention centre to try and get false teeth.

Nauru refugees face COVID and cost of living crisis; More COVID in MITA

Three refugees, one Pakistani and two others, have been hospitalised as a serious COVID outbreak hits Nauru.