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  1. Rudd's U-turn on refugees a mixed message to Asia

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... to Australia. The image Rudd is projecting about his country to much of Asia must seem a little confusing at the moment. And, at worst, it is reinforcing a commonly held view in Asia that, while Australia is geographically a part of the region, it is still a closed Anglo-European society in the way it deals with Sri Lankans, Afghans and other refugees from Asian and Middle Eastern trouble ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... impression that Australia's domestic immigration policies are the driving factors behind the current increase in irregular maritime arrivals to Australia. The increase in people seeking asylum ... will be allowed to apply for a protection visa. If they are found not to be owed Australia's protection, they will be removed. Senator Chris Evans, Australian minister for immigration and citizenship ...

  3. Arrests underscore challenges for Australia

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has heightened concern in Australia about extremism in its Muslim communities, the country's involvement in Afghanistan and its approach to immigration. Australia's close security ... but more than 1,000 soldiers are fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. At least 90 Australians have been killed in bombings by Muslim extremists in Indonesia since 2002. Throughout, Australia has ...

  4. Aussies crack down on HK riders

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... in Australia. The trainers are keen for them to stay, but immigration authorities appear to be getting more strict with these kinds of visas.' A spokesman for Australia's Department ... Alan Aitken Three promising apprentice jockeys have been denied visa extensions in Australia, jeopardising the Jockey Club's highly successful foundation training of jockeys Down ...

  5. Urban Jungle

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Eric Lai I am typical of many Hongkongers who have recently returned to the city from a life overseas. My mother was a first-generation immigrant to Australia and struggled with alienation ... Having been brought up in Australia, I am acclimatised to its culture and language. I have explored its vast landscape, and lived on huge cattle ranches and distant dairy farms. I have ...

  6. Perfect strangers

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... are in their teens, their 30s and their 60s. [It looks] at their circumstances [as immigrants in Australia]. It covers a broad range of experience.' Revisiting Floating Life now, it's not hard ... and their experience in settling down in Australia'. The film was seminal because of much more than that. Deviating from the convention of basing immigrant stories around young people, Floating Life ...

  7. Refugees try sailing to Australia from Malaysia

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... the immigrants by road and boat to Kupang and other coastal towns, from where they make the sea journey to Australia,' she said. 'Some are arrested, others cheated and abandoned, while some ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia has become the preferred departure point for asylum seekers heading for Australia, with officials conceding that many are entering the country ...

  8. Australian cuisine

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... a fabulous place to eat. For a start, most of the fresh ingredients are much better than what we get in Hong Kong. And because Australia today is a nation of immigrants, you can find all kinds ... and coconut. Meat pies are English. Australian cuisine in the early days was very English because the British started settling down in Australia in 1788. The Australian Aborigines lived on tribal lands ...

  9. Long-distance call

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Passport', the title emblazoned across the front is 'Immigrant'. The artist arrived in Australia as an eight-year-old in 1975. His father, former professional racing-car driver John Tse ... 'immigrant' Tse's passport. 'It was an exhibition I never thought I would be in,' he says. 'It was just an amazing exhibition. I still think the book has relevance... for anyone ...

  10. Dr Philip Nitschke

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... far. In Australian politics you can't attract the ire of the church. I've had my book [The Peaceful Pill Handbook] banned in Australia and have been detained by British immigration ... support and were desperate for someone who could read and write to work there, so I went up [to Australia's Northern Territory]. MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD I was there for two years ...




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