Priya was discharged from hospital and taken by 10 guards to Christmas Island.

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31st July 2020 12:07 PM

The mother of a Tamil family fighting to live in central Queensland has been flown to hospital from Christmas Island...

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19th July 2020 5:07 PM

Patrick Dangerfield had some blunt advice for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton after the politician was infected with...

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14th March 2020 12:03 PM

“OBSCENE” was how Angela Fredericks described the Christmas Island detention centre, where her friends Priya and Nades and...

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26th Feb. 2020 5:02 PM

Two weeks of white masks, medical checks and “cabin fever” followed evacuation from Wuhan.

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19th Feb. 2020 7:02 PM

Australia’s top medical officer has assured the public there is no need to wear face masks to avoid catching the...

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11th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM

A second flight to extract Australians from China to Darwin has been delayed. It comes as Australians remain trapped on a...

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08th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

A newborn baby has been diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus. A new group of evacuees are also in quarantine on Christmas...

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06th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM

Christmas Island locals have ridiculed coronavirus evacuees for complaining about cockroaches and poor internet, while...

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06th Feb. 2020 8:02 AM

Evacuees from Wuhan have shared an insight into life on Christmas Island, saying it’s “worse than prison” with fears shared...

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05th Feb. 2020 6:02 AM

The Australians flown out of virus-swept Wuhan have arrived on Christmas Island as an Air New Zealand plane is set to...

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04th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

A Sunshine Coast doctor is on Christmas Island to head the medical response for Australians repatriated from Wuhan due to...

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03rd Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

Extraordinary measures are being taken as the Australian Government moves to contain the spread of coronavirus — including...

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30th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

Australians trapped in China’s locked-down Hubei province could be evacuated to Christmas Island as the government ramps up...

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29th Jan. 2020 2:01 PM

This four-year-old could have been starting school in Central Queensland - instead, she's on Christmas Island where armed...

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28th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain...

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16th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

Home to Bilo supporters still campaign as the Tamil family remains on Christmas Island - it looks like they won't be home...

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10th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

Australia has been urged by the United Nations to free a Tamil family from detention on Christmas Island while their case...

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02nd Oct. 2019 1:10 PM

Federal court judge blocks the deportation of Sri-Lankan asylum seeker family until final hearing

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19th Sept. 2019 3:09 PM

The Tamil family will remain on Christmas Island for months to come if their case drags on, with Minister Peter Dutton...

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19th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

Close friends of the Tamil family from their hometown of Biloela stand in numbers to keep up the fight of bringing the...

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02nd Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

Friends of a beloved Queensland family have slammed a shady government move to relocate them offshore to Christmas Island...

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31st Aug. 2019 10:08 AM

Christmas Island detention centre will close just months after reopening after an expensive trip by the Prime Minister.

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03rd April 2019 1:04 PM

Scott Morrison toured Christmas Island and posed for photos just last month. But the Budget shows it may have been a...

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03rd April 2019 11:04 AM

Asylum seekers will be “permanently detained” on Christmas Island due to a “legal loophole” in controversial medevac laws...

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21st Feb. 2019 9:02 AM

Kerryn Phelps has blasted government plans to send sick refugees to Christmas Island, as the PM admits he’s unsure how new...

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19th Feb. 2019 10:02 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s bid to reopen the Christmas Island detention centre was to “whip up fear and hysteria” and...

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14th Feb. 2019 9:02 AM

THE natural wonders of Christmas Island are back on the tourism industry radar with the island operators ready to welcome...

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16th Oct. 2018 12:10 AM

THE natural wonders of Christmas Island are back on the tourism industry radar with the island operators ready to welcome...

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15th Oct. 2018 10:10 AM

DAVID Attenborough called it one of the world’s most “astonishing” sights. Now Google has put this Aussie phenomenon...

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24th April 2018 6:04 AM

THE Toowoomba woman whose failed health food cafe business owes tens of thousands to creditors is loving life on a tropical...

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24th April 2018 5:04 AM

From spooky lights to a tiger hunt, check out these five Aussie destinations with a supernatural twist

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05th Aug. 2017 6:08 AM

A TINY wasp could help save Christmas Island's red crabs from crazy ants.

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03rd Dec. 2016 12:12 PM

SON of former New Zealand rugby league great faces deportation after being transferred to Christmas Island following a...

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17th June 2016 5:06 AM

ATTEMPTED suicides, deadly riots and bloodshed; Bay man Andrew Jubb saw most of life’s horrors in his stay on Christmas...

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22nd Feb. 2016 7:02 AM

In a cold cell, Mr Jubb spends each day sitting and waiting to see if the Australian Government will send him back to...

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04th Jan. 2016 12:01 PM

THERE are reports a boat has been intercepted on it's way to Christmas Island this morning.

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20th Nov. 2015 11:11 AM

HERVEY Bay man Andrew Jubb has told his wife he is “suicidal” at the Christmas Island detention centre where violent riots...

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13th Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

UNITED Future leader Peter Dunne has compared Australia's detention centres to concentration camps.

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13th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

THE ALP wants an independent inquiry into a riot at the Christmas Island Detention Centre.

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12th Nov. 2015 2:11 PM

THERE are no rapists or murderers among the Kiwi detainees at the controversial Christmas Island detention centre.

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12th Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

SEVEN Christmas Island detainees say they are being taken to a prison in Perth.

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11th Nov. 2015 3:11 PM

SUNSHINE Coast Daily Facebook followers have shown sympathy towards the innocent refugees held on Christmas Island who were...

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11th Nov. 2015 12:11 PM

Hervey Bay woman Christine Eaves wants her partner Andrew Jubb released from Christmas Island. Mr Jubb faces deportation...

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11th Nov. 2015 11:11 AM

LIVING with illegal immigrants with violent riots, Hervey Bay's Andrew Jubb waits in a detention centre cell to hear...

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11th Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

NEW ZEALAND Prime Minister John Key has said Kiwis being detained on Christmas Island do not have to stay there.

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11th Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

CHRISTMAS Island is a desolate place with an inhospitable shoreline located in a direct line south and one hour’s flying...

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11th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM