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Australia sends first asylum seekers to Nauru

14:04 14/09/2012
On Friday 14th September 2012 the Australian government sent the first group of asylum seekers to Nauru since the offshore asylum seeker processing camp was closed in 2008. 30 Sri Lankan men were...

Australia to open immigration camp on Nauru

17:08 14/08/2012
The Australian government will legislate today to recommence the processing of asylum seekers in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. The opposition Coalition said it would support the legislation, dropping...

Australian immigration to issue more bridging visas for asylum seekers

10:39 21/02/2012
Australian Immigration has announced that, following a policy change, one-third of asylum seekers arriving by boat will be living in the community on bridging visas next year. Under this new process...

Australian immigration continues to debate off-shore processing for asylum seekers

19:47 01/02/2012
Immigration talks between the Australian government and the Australian opposition regarding asylum seekers have reached a stalemate; Government leaders can't seem to reach an agreement with the...

Australia eases detention rules for asylum seekers

16:12 30/07/2008
• Media Center » Video Immigration News The government of Australia has announced a "suite of reforms" to its immigration detention system, revoking an unpopular policy of automatic detention for...

Australia admits refugees, still set to end Pacific solution

14:52 14/01/2008
• Media Center » Video Immigration News Australia is admitting a group of refugees from Sri Lanka as it gets ready to start talks with Nauru about closing its Offshore Processing Centre as part of...