Australia seeks new country to resettle refugees - Asian Correspondent

THE Australian government is looking for another country to resettle hundreds of asylum seekers held on poor Pacific islands, a minister said amid its plans to banish for life people who arrived illegally by boat. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on ...

Labor not inclined to back visa ban - Yahoo7 News

Malcolm Turnbull will need the backing of Pauline Hanson and other crossbenchers for a crackdown on asylum-seeker visas after Labor decided to oppose government legislation. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%.

Australia expects to resettle hundreds of refugees elsewhere - Fox News

CANBERRA, Australia – An Australian minister says his government will find a country to resettle hundreds of asylum seekers held on poor Pacific islands. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday declined to identify countries with which Australia ...

Asylum seekers marrying Manus Island workers for visas - Yahoo7 News

Manus Island detainees are marrying facility workers to obtain Australian visas, after accepting government payments of up to $10,000 to return to their home countries. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00.

Australia expects to resettle hundreds of refugees in another country - CTV News

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia will find another country to resettle hundreds of asylum seekers now held on poor Pacific islands, a minister said Tuesday as his government planned to banish for life refugees who arrive by boat. Immigration Minister ...

Australia's plan to ban re-entry of refugees who arrive by sea at risk - TRT World

Opposition Labor Party says it will not support legislation to this effect. Conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier announced a proposal to prevent genuine refugees from returning to the country under any circumstances. Photo by: AP ...

Labor ends pretence of border protection bipartisanship - The Australian

Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time -0:00. Playback Rate. 1. Chapters. Chapters. descriptions off, selected. Descriptions. subtitles off, selected. Subtitles ...

Australia's plan to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat in jeopardy - Reuters

Australian Labor Party leader Bill Shorten appears at a news conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 10, 2016. AAP/Julian Smith/via REUTERS. SYDNEY Australia's plan to permanently ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever entering the country ...

Labor to vote against Turnbull government's lifetime refugee visa ban - The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor will vote against the Turnbull government's lifetime ban on refugees and asylum seekers who arrive by boat from entering Australia, casting doubt on whether the controversial plan can pass the Parliament. The party's caucus meeting on Tuesday ...

Labor rejects lifetime refugee ban - InDaily

Labor will oppose the Federal Government's proposed lifetime visa ban on asylum seekers who use people smugglers. Tuesday November 08, 2016 Labor leader Bill Shorten. Photo: AAP/Mick Tsikas. Tuesday November 08, 2016 Comments. Comments ...

Labor to vote against refugee laws - The Advertiser

NEW laws to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever settling in Australia — or even visiting as a tourist years later — face opposition as they're introduced to Parliament on Tuesday. Under the proposed laws, any adult who has been sent to ...

Labor rejects government's proposed lifetime refugee travel ban - The Guardian

Rohingya migrants on a boat off the Indonesian coast. The Australian government has proposed that any adult sent to offshore detention since July 2013 who arrived by boat will never be allowed to enter the country. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Paul Karp.

Aus Labor party will oppose boat-people ban - Radio New Zealand

The opposition Labor party in Australia will oppose the government's bill that blocks boat people from ever returning there. The bill which targets refugees detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island and Nauru will be introduced to parliament today.

Labor to block Coalition lifetime ban on asylum seekers who come by boat - The Australian

Labor indicates it won't support visa ban0:51. Labor seems set to oppose a plan to ban asylum seekers who use people smugglers from coming to Australia. November 8th 2016; 7 hours ago; /video/video.news.com.au/News/. Rosie Lewis; The Australian ...

Instead of solving a problem that doesn't exist, Malcolm Turnbull must address the one that does - The Sydney Morning Herald

Malcolm Turnbull's proposed lifetime visa ban is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist and an attempt to distract us from one that does. The proposal is absurd, the wedge politics cynical and the explanations insincere. Sadly, the fear and harm ...

Refugee ban bill introduced to parliament - Yahoo7 News

Controversial draft laws to ban boat-arriving refugees from ever entering Australia have been introduced to federal parliament. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said his legislation would send a message to people smugglers that life in Australia was ...

Labor MPs unanimously vote to oppose legislation for lifetime ban for refugees - ABC Online

The Federal Opposition will vote against the Government's proposed lifetime visa ban for refugees who try to reach Australia by boat, with several Labor MPs saying the party will now be quicker to challenge the Government's asylum seeker policies.

So, The Plebiscite Is (Well And Truly) Dead And Labor Is Looking To Block The Lifetime Ban On Refugee Bill - Student Edge (blog)

The Government's proposed plebiscite on same-sex marriage has officially been defeated in the Senate. It's also likely that the proposed lifetime ban on refugees will be blocked, today, by Labor. According to the ABC, the same-sex marriage plebiscite ...

Labor rejects ban on boat arrivals - Sky News Australia

Malcolm Turnbull will need the backing of Pauline Hanson and other crossbenchers for a crackdown on asylum-seeker visas after Labor decided to oppose government legislation. The Labor caucus decision on Tuesday to reject the lifetime visa ban on ...

Mooted boat ban ignores history and humanity - Eureka Street (registration)

Ah, my Grannies: how clearly I hear them still. 'Never let the sun set on your anger.' But then I also hear the balancing note of my mother's voice: 'But always remember there is such a thing as righteous indignation.' Port Adelaide 1869-1889 Whether ...