Australian immigration and asylum

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Australia to dump Covid vaccine requirements and travel exemptions for international arrivals
People arriving in the country will no longer need to use the digital passenger declaration under changes to come into effect next week

Sarah Martin

03, Jul, 2022 @7:51 AM

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Resentment, acceptance, gratitude: the paradox facing Australian children of ‘tiger’ parents
For many Asian Australians, growing up means reckoning with not only their childhood but their parents’ past

Christina Ho and Ivy Vuong

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Dfat bungle delayed visas for former Afghan embassy employees at risk from Taliban
Exclusive: Freedom-of-information investigation reveals error in urgent submission to then minister Marise Payne

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Ten things we learned from the 2021 census results: Christianity in decline and Australia hits 25 million
Christianity is in decline, millennials are catching up to boomers, and everyone was at home. Insights from the pandemic census night

Caitlin Cassidy

28, Jun, 2022 @9:49 AM

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Census 2021: how Covid-19 changed Australia – search the ABS data for your town or suburb
The first lot of ABS data from the 2021 Australian census is out. Use our interactive map to find out how your area was affected by coronavirus demographic changes and more

Nick Evershed, Andy Ball, Josh Nicholas and Marni Cordell

28, Jun, 2022 @5:22 AM

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‘Deadly combination’: unpicking race’s role in three separate tragedies
Their beaming faces and traumatised parents graced countless news bulletins. Did ‘systemic racism’ in Australia’s health system play a part in the deaths of Amrita, Hiyaan and Aishwarya?

Joe Hinchliffe

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Exploited in a crisis: why are Sri Lankans getting on boats bound for Australia?
Poor and vulnerable people fleeing Sri Lanka are being met by Australian boat turnbacks and ‘enhanced assessments’ that may breach international law

Devana Senanayake in Colombo, Aliyar Mohammed Geeth in Trincomalee, and Ben Doherty in Sydney

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Australia funds GPS trackers on Sri Lankan fishing boats, partially to deter people smugglers
New home affairs minister emphasises Australia maintains hardline Operation Sovereign Borders policy despite change in government

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @3:20 AM

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Power to ban citizens from re-entering Australia questioned after high court decision on dual nationals
Green senator says argument court used to overturn power to strip citizenship could also apply to temporary exclusion order regime

Paul Karp

21, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Albanese government urged to end legal fight over power to deport Aboriginal people
Greens senator Lidia Thorpe calls on Labor to pull appeal launched by Morrison government, saying Indigenous people ‘cannot be aliens to this country’

Paul Karp

17, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Immigration minister says Nadesalingam family can stay in Biloela ‘with certainty’
Andrew Giles doesn’t specify when or how Tamil family will be allowed to remain in Australia and blames Coalition for long visa wait times

Paul Karp

15, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Nadesalingam family: the ‘jolt to Australia’s conscience’ back in Biloela’s embrace
The family have returned to the town they were taken from in an early morning raid four years ago, with hopes of changing the system for others

Eden Gillespie

11, Jun, 2022 @9:01 AM

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