Australian lawmakers defy Prime Minister over immigration reform
Four ruling coalition lawmakers defied Australian leader John Howard on Thursday by rejecting tough new immigration laws, the most serious challenge to the prime minister's authority in his 10 years...
Australian immigration policy - Controversy continues
• Watch This Video Three Liberal backbenchers have defied the prime minister and vowed to cross the floor of parliament to vote against the government's new hardline immigration policy. Petro...
Australian asylum laws opposed by senate committee
• Watch This Video A Senate committee has told Prime Minister John Howard to scrap his planned new immigration laws which would lock women and children in offshore detention centres. The laws have...