Offshore detention. For two decades, no two words have plagued Australian politics as doggedly as these. Anthony Levin draws a disturbingly accurate picture Australia’s offshore detention centres that we may or may not be ready for.
Why do we turn some incidents of political violence into public spectacles of terrorism while obscuring others?
By Roxanne Moore and Alexandra Scott. We cheered when Rudd abolished Temporary Protection Visas. We celebrated when Rudd ended the Pacific Solution. His return to power restored our hope… then suddenly – BAM – hello Darkness, my old friend. Now what? This shrewd policy has left most of us in despair, grasping at arguments which […]
There is scope across the board for the Australian government to place a far stronger emphasis on human rights in its relationship with PNG, writes Jonathan Schultz.