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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Refugee held in Papua New Guinea dies in Australia from infection

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Morrison has ordered a review into the medical care the man received at the Manus Island immigration camp in PNG, with refugee advocates claiming his death was the result of neglect. Under Canberra's hardline immigration policy, asylum-seekers arriving on unauthorised boats are denied resettlement in Australia and sent to PNG or the Pacific island of Nauru. The minister said he would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586688/refugee-held-papua-new-guinea-dies-australia-infection
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seekers’ families sue Australia over shipwreck off Christmas Island

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... of asylum seekers killed in a shipwreck off Australia's Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the government, arguing it breached its duty of care, in a legal move Canberra blasted as shameful. ... on the people smugglers who organised the trip. But he also criticised Australian authorities for the lack of adequate rescue vessels on the island. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535193/asylum-seekers-families-sue-australia-over-shipwreck-christmas-island
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... Australian archaeologists has found a curious piece of evidence linking the Chinese to a much earlier age in Australia's history. On a recent expedition to a remote island off the coast ... have landed on Australia's shores, of course. It's far more likely it ended up on the island off the continent as part of a linked chain of Asian trade that threaded China throughout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... challenge in the High Court to prevent their return to Sri Lanka. Their lawyers argued the group could face persecution in the island nation, which emerged in 2009 from a brutal civil war between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Refugees held in Australia's detention centres on Nauru island infected by Dengue fever as opposition figures call for greater oversight An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485859/dengue-outbreak-australias-pacific-island-refugee-detention-centre-sparks
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... is locked up and favours more access for loggers. He asked the UN cultural body to delist 74,000 protected hectares in the southern island state. But delegates at Unesco's World Heritage ... World Heritage committee's decision also sends a clear message to the Tasmanian state government, which wants to log other iconic forests, such as the Blue Tier, Tarkine, Bruny Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia offering asylum seekers up to A$10,000 to return to home country

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... if they voluntarily return to their home country, a report said yesterday, prompting outrage from refugee campaigners. Those returning to Lebanon from detention centres on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island ... "The idea that you would put people in a hell-hole like Manus Island, treat them abysmally and then try to bribe them to go back to the appalling circumstances they left shows just how morally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538008/australia-offering-asylum-seekers-a10000-return-home-country
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott a sexist, not a misogynist, says outgoing senator

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... for processing and permanent resettlement after a short turnaround period on Christmas Island. The United Nations and refugee advocates have criticised the policy and said conditions at the detention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538372/tony-abbott-sexist-not-misogynist-says-outgoing-senator
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker dies from his burns after Australian visa protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... shut on Sunday in a mass hunger strike at an immigration detention centre on Christmas Island, Australia's outpost in the Indian Ocean. About 400 asylum seekers were refusing food as part of a protest against the death of Iranian Reza Barati, who was killed in a riot this year at another Australian detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523916/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-dies-his-burns-after-australian-visa-protest
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australians examine new leads for links to missing Malaysian Airlines jet

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... to check the data from their underwater acoustic recorders off Rottnest Island, near Perth, to see if they’d picked up anything of interest. The scientists normally use the recorders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525149/australians-examine-underwater-sound-links-missing-malaysia-airlines-jet

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