What it’s like to live and work illegally in Australia

OPINION & ANALYSIS: To end exploitation in Australia, we need to have a zero tolerance to exploitation, rather than a zero tolerance to breaches of visas by migrants.

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Former Australian PM John Howard warns UK to secure their borders

John Howard tells David Cameron to secure UK borders against an influx of migrants.

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People smugglers struggle as demand dives

People smugglers in Indonesia have formed a “super syndicate” as Australia’s new resettlement policy sees demand for their services from asylum seekers plummet.

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People smugglers may turn to shipping containers

People smugglers are reported to be offering to put asylum seekers in shipping containers to get them to Australia or New Zealand.

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Boat people not the enemy says Labor

The federal opposition has questioned a directive that immigration staff refer to boat people as “illegal” arrivals.

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