Australia’s Human Rights Council election comes with a challenge to improve its domestic record

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Australia’s campaign for a seat on the Human Rights Council opened it to further scrutiny of its record on such issues.

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First Nauru and Manus Island refugees to leave for the United States

The Australian government is providing minimal detail of those who have so far passed the Americans’ “extreme vetting” and been approved to go, saying it is up to the US to do that.

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“You are worse than I am,” Trump tells Turnbull in leaked phone call

Leaked documents reveal details of President Donald Trump’s testy phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over “a horrible deal, a disgusting deal” to settle refugees.

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I’ve got a question for all those refugees that want to come to Australia… [WATCH]

VIDEO: He’s angry, he’s mad and he’s just saying what so many people are thinking.

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Trump blasts Turnbull and hangs up in “worst call by far”

Donald Trump reportedly hung up on Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal in testy phone call, accusing Australia of trying to export “the next boston bombers”.

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Protesters halt parliament; glue themselves to handrails

Question Time was suspended on Wednesday amid chaotic scenes as pro-refugee activists disrupted the chamber.

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Refugees: Sentenced FROM Australia to the USA for the term of your natural life

OPINION: Sentenced from Australia for the term of your natural life, regifted to USA, our huddled refugee masses yearning to breathe free, writes TESS LAWRENCE.

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Australian university advert about an African refugee tugs at the heartstrings [VIDEO]

WATCH: Sometimes advertisements just get it right… and get the tears rolling.

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Ban Ki-moon tells Australia to rethink refugee policy

UN general secretary urges PM Malcolm Turnbull to review Operation Sovereign Borders.

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Follow my hard-line on refugees to save Europe, Tony Abbott tells London

Former Australian PM raises eyebrows, saying Christian instinct is “leading much of Europe into catastrophic error”.

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Tony Abbott’s London speech on refugee crisis: full transcript and video

Former prime minister Tony Abbott’s address to the 2015 Margaret Thatcher Lecture at Guildhall in London, 27 October 2015

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EU to deport 400,000 asylum seekers, to ‘deter irregular migration’

UK may support European Union ‘secret plans’ to detain and deport hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers.

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Australians all let us rejoice, for we are welcoming an extra 12,000 Syrian refugees

OPINION: Change of heart: a refugee policy we can all applaud. Now, what are you doing USA and Britain?

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Syria refugee crisis: Australia’s response is disgusting

OPINION: I am deeply ashamed of my country’s bigoted response to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

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Michael Franti asylum seeker gig cancelled after major unrest

Outspoken American performer denied entry to Australian refugee centre after detainees attempt self-mutilation and suicide.

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