Asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru considered to be of “adverse character” will be sent to a reopened Christmas Island facility if they try to come to Australia under new medical evacuation laws.
Australian Federal Police believe evidence may have been destroyed in relation to media leaks about union raids.
Scott Morrison has vowed to ignore the results of a vote on a “stupid” bill giving doctors the final say on evacuating sick asylum seekers from offshore detention.
Australian lawyers are afraid petty criminals and people participating in religious festivals could be rendered stateless under citizenship law changes aimed at homegrown terrorists.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison suggests it is time to “rediscover” Captain James Cook because he gets “a bit of a bad show”.
Just three out of every 10 people believe the country needs more people, a survey by the Australian National University has revealed.