Feb 3, 2014
Lawyer raises concerns about sexual assault complaint on Christmas Island
ELEANOR HALL: A lawyer is raising concerns about the handling of a sexual assault complaint by an asylum seeker being held in detention on Christmas Island.
Pilbara shares in Australia Day gongs
Christmas Island's administrator, Jonathan Stanhope, is among several north-west Western Australian residents who received Australia Day Honours this year.
Asylum seekers say they were tricked by navy
Australia has for the first time used one of its new lifeboats to send a group of 56 asylum seekers back to Indonesia in a move that is likely to plunge the bilateral relationship to a new low.
Asylum seekers stitch their mouths shut as tensions rise on Christmas Island
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Federal government's tough stand on asylum seekers reduces numbers
The Abbott government is seeking to choke the flow of asylum seekers closer to the source countries as signs emerged that the number of people travelling to Indonesia to launch boat journeys had plunged.