Chinese citizens led the way when it came to leaving Australia in December, and this could be why.

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18th Jan. 2021 5:01 PM

A Townsville mother is terrified of dying of COVID-19, leaving behind a distraught family, if the government deports her to...

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07th Dec. 2020 6:12 AM

He’s lived in Queensland since 2004. But with the death of his brother to Covid-19, and an election looming, this expat is...

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03rd Nov. 2020 12:11 PM

Residents have roundly rejected the idea of a “big Australia”, with a new survey revealing what we really think about...

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27th Oct. 2020 11:10 AM

The Prime Minister faces a tough call after a court found a frontbench minister’s treatment of a refugee amounted to...

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23rd Sept. 2020 6:09 PM

Indians have dominated the nation’s migrant intake, with about 26,000 processed as permanent arrivals. See who else now...

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21st Sept. 2020 5:09 AM

A mother is pleading for compassion from the Federal Government as immigration laws threaten to tear her husband away from...

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29th Aug. 2020 11:08 AM

Migrants will be soon be given free English language classes amid fears one million citizens and residents in Australia...

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28th Aug. 2020 5:08 PM

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25th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM

Widowed at 42, with three children to support, a Kiwi is homeless, jobless but not looking for a handout, just a hand...

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22nd Aug. 2020 6:08 AM

Solicitor Fiona Trime was born in the UK and speaks flawless Queen’s English, but artificial intelligence used by the...

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09th Aug. 2020 11:08 AM

Readers have their say on the role of migrant integration in the spread of COVID, the penalties for those who abuse...

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06th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM

Thousands of fearful Hong Kong residents who don’t want to return home will be allowed to stay in Australia in the wake of...

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02nd July 2020 3:07 PM

This woman has one of Australia’s most gruelling jobs, that deals with heartbreaking life and death decisions on a daily...

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01st July 2020 4:07 PM

A Federal Court judge has taken aim at Peter Dutton saying he could be fined or sent to jail if he ignores orders in an...

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17th June 2020 9:06 PM

Words from Skye Boat Song started me thinking about how people in Australia came from somewhere else, from overseas, as we...

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10th June 2020 12:06 PM

Pauline Hanson has claimed vindication for “decades of being labelled racist” after what she’s calling a “stunning...

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04th May 2020 11:05 AM

‘I’ve worked here for four years self-employed and not asked for a cent from anybody, I look after myself’

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06th April 2020 5:04 AM

An immigration officer and his 33-year-old daughter who worked in a hospital have died from coronavirus 24 hours apart.

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29th March 2020 7:03 AM

An urban planning expert has called for more migrants, not less, as “hysteria” over coronavirus fuels anti-immigration...

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08th March 2020 4:03 PM

Authorities are powerless to stop a loophole that’s allowing thousands of foreign nationals to stay in Australia despite...

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08th March 2020 9:03 AM

The Immigration Department has been accused of over-enthusiasm in redacting documents to be used in a Tamil family's fight...

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18th Feb. 2020 8:02 AM

Two Aboriginal men born overseas who served time in prison for serious crimes are exempt from immigration laws, the High...

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11th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

Jessica Cole moved to Australia to take a chance on love in 2013. Now, due to an administrative error, there’s a chance it...

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26th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

Immigration Minister David Coleman has stood aside for personal reasons, but will continue to serve as the federal member...

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13th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the federal government wants people in offshore processing resettled in the US...

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08th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

Senator Jacqui Lambie will stymie the Federal Government’s attempt to repeal Australia’s refugee medevac laws unless a...

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27th Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

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25th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

Two new visas have been launched by the government for migrant workers, as it has also earmarked new city and regional...

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19th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

The Morrison Government has been sitting on a report into the settlement of refugees and migrants for nine months, but are...

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30th Oct. 2019 8:10 PM

Australia’s asylum seeker debate usually focuses on people who arrive by boat. Today that focus has shifted to those who...

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08th Oct. 2019 10:10 AM

The inquiry hopes to encourage more immigrants to settle in key areas of regional Australia

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26th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

The inquiry hopes to encourage more immigrants to settle in key areas of regional Australia

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26th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

The Tamil family will be kept on Christmas Island for months until their case is heard in court. Now new pictures reveal...

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20th Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

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

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused two Tamil parents of having “anchor babies” for leverage in their bid to...

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12th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

The final verdict on a family of Tamil refugees will once again be postponed, with the court being told more evidence needs...

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06th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

THE British government has asked for a review of how an Australian-style points-based immigration system could benefit the...

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05th Sept. 2019 2:09 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says it's premature to consider granting protection visas to local Hong Kong residents to...

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04th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

With a final decision on the Tamil family facing deportation expected on Wednesday afternoon, Opposition Leader Anthony...

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04th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

Catholic Labor Senator Kristina Keneally says Scott Morrison must explain his unwillingness to help a Tamil family through...

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03rd Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

While supporters’ hearts are in the right place, this is an issue that politicians must not be compromised on, writes Renee...

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03rd Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

Taxpayers have picked up the bill to fly 13 suspected asylum seekers back, with Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton...

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02nd Sept. 2019 4:09 AM

The move comes after two-year-old Tharunicaa was granted a last minute injunction to delay her deportation until...

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31st Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

I would hope that every thinking Australian, no matter how they voted at the recent federal election, understands just how...

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24th Aug. 2019 1:08 PM

A FINAL plea for asylum for two-year-old Tharunicaa has been refused, placing a former Biloela family at imminent risk of...

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22nd Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

AN Italian prosecutor has ordered a migrant rescue ship be seized, ending a stand-off and allowing those on board to be...

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21st Aug. 2019 7:08 AM

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11th Aug. 2019 4:08 PM

The recent shooting in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio have raised question about the anti immigration rhetoric that US...

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07th Aug. 2019 9:08 AM

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is pushing for the Senate to support a national vote on Australia's immigration levels.

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29th July 2019 11:07 AM