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Australia prepares to send first refugees to Nauru

19:38 14/09/2012
The Australian government is expected to fly the first planeload of asylum seekers to the Pacific Island of Nauru within 24 hours but there is growing controversy regarding the rights that those...

Australia to send first group of asylum seekers to Nauru 'this week'

16:53 11/09/2012
Australian immigration minister Chris Bowen has said that the first group of refugees who have travelled to Australia hoping to seek asylum will be sent to the re-opened refugee camp on Nauru this...

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 releases results of Citizenship Test

19:11 29/01/2008
• Media Center » Video Immigration News After welcoming 14,000 new citizens on Australia Day, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) published a snapshot of the first three months of...

Spotlight - Australia's struggle with multiculturalism

18:43 27/02/2007
• Watch This Video Recent Australian political discourse, sacking of government officials and changing of department names shows that Oz - like many others - is coming to grips with an increasingly...

Australia's 457 visa scheme under government inquiry

14:44 15/12/2006
• Watch This Video Australia 's premium skilled foreign-worker visa scheme (commonly referred to as the 457 visa) has caused some controversy this year, and the federal government is now launching a...