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| April 8, 2013
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Bersih's global arm Global Bersih will also make similar calls to the United Nations and Britain. More ››

August 15, 2012

Refugees will find it tougher to get into Australia as they will have to wait for their visa applications... More ››

June 27, 2012

The latest sinking prompted Prime Minister Julia Gillard to suspended parliamentary business to debate compromise laws which will revive... More ››

February 29, 2012

Despite fighting off a challenge to lead the Labor Party, Prime Minister Julia Gillard is facing a bigger problem... More ››

February 28, 2012

The bloodletting is likely to haunt the Australian government in the coming days. More ››

December 23, 2011
Boat People

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott rejects overtures made by the Gillard government to revive the asylum deal with Malaysia. More ››

November 18, 2011

The Aussies would also approve of a full-blown US military base, according to survey. More ››

October 31, 2011

An industrial tribunal ordered the airline and the unions to halt the row. More ››

October 24, 2011
Julia Gillard

The Australian Prime Minister says the issue of asylum seekers is likely to be discussed during the CHOGM meeting... More ››

| October 12, 2011

The Australian parliament will decide tomorrow on whether or not to bypass a High Court ruling declaring the Malaysia-Australia... More ››

September 19, 2011

The Australian prime minister says the new draft legislation restores the protections for asylum seekers. More ››

September 12, 2011
Julia Gillard

Malaysia offered the best answer to the issue of asylum seekers, says Julia Gillard. More ››

| September 9, 2011
boat people

Australia has come up with a new proposal which will ensure the asylum-seeker deal with Malaysia will be saved. More ››

September 7, 2011

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has no chance of getting support from the opposition to blunt the legal ruling declaring... More ››

September 4, 2011

Canberra's entire regional processing plan now looks fatally flawed, with offshore detention on PNG or Nauru was also now... More ››

September 1, 2011
Julia Gillard

Some legal experts said one strategy could be to change the Migration Act to make it easier for any... More ››

| August 1, 2011

Australian opposition immigration spokesman says yesterday's arrival of asylum-seekers to Australia is a mark of failure in the deal. More ››

| July 25, 2011
Malaysia-bound refugees to be selected tonight

The asylum seekers will have access to education, healthcare and jobs, says Homes Minister after signing the swap deal. More ››

| June 23, 2011
boat people

But he welcomes their visit to see how Malaysia treats refugees More ››

June 16, 2011
boat people

Australian MPs voted for a motion demanding the deal be withdrawn. More ››

June 14, 2011
boat people

Australia and Malaysia continue to negotiate terms of the deal, which springs from Australia's strong desire to deter asylum... More ››

June 2, 2011
asylum seekers

Plans to send boatpeople to Malaysia could be inked next week but questions are still asked on inhumane treatment... More ››

May 24, 2011

Australia says it stands on solid legal ground when it made a deal to send asylum seekers to Malaysia. More ››

May 24, 2011
asylum seekers

The UN says it is illegal for Australia to send refugees to Malaysia which has not ratified the torture... More ››

January 14, 2011

As the floods recede, the full horror of devastation wrought on Australia's third-largest city was revealed. More ››

January 12, 2011

Australia's third-biggest city is hit by the worst floods in decades. More ››