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Greens call for LGBTIQ asylum seekers on Manus to be brought to Australia

Greens call for LGBTIQ asylum seekers on Manus to be brought to Australia

The Greens have called on the federal government to allow LGBTIQ asylum seekers on Manus Island to be settled in Australia following news the detention centre will close in October this year. The party questioned immigration officials in senate estimates this week, highlighting the risks faced by queer asylum seekers on Manus Island. Greens spokesperson […]

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Is James Mathison taking on Tony Abbott?

Is James Mathison taking on Tony Abbott?

Television personality James Mathison looks ready to make a run for federal politics. Mathison has indicated that he’ll run as an independent for the seat of Warringah, hoping to knock out former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Mathison told MTV that he’s entering the race to rock the boat arguing that the longstanding Liberal member is […]

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Reports highlights abuse of gay men on Manus Island

Reports highlights abuse of gay men on Manus Island

A report compiled by Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Law Centre has highlighted that gay asylum seekers face sexual abuse on Manus Island. The report notes that more than 850 asylum seekers, and 87 refugees are currently detained indefinitely by the Australian government on Manus Island two years after it was announced that […]

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