Asylum seekers in Australia

UN expert postpones Australia visit over ‘unacceptable’ restrictions

MELBOURNE, (Australia) — A United Nations human rights expert has postponed an official visit to Australia because of lack of cooperation from the government and concerns that the people who spoke to... Read more »
Tony Abbott said Australia had been too willing to give ‘those who might be a threat to our country the benefit of the doubt’. Photograph: Mike Bowers

Australia set to strip citizenship for terror links

Australia says it will introduce new laws this week to strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their citizenship, but backed away from putting the power in the hands of a single... Read more »