Manus Island more illegal than ever

The Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruling today that Australia’s Manus Island detention centre is illegal surely means the end of the offshore detention of asylum seekers who have attempted to get to Australia by boat. Australia must immediately respect the Court...

Asylum Seekers

Asylum Seekers Asylum seekersInternational Criminal Court Andrew believes Australia should give protection to people genuinely fleeing persecution. Any credible policy must be regional, fully sanctioned by the United Nations and address issues in source countries,...

Parliament must intervene today on Syria crisis

08 September 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will seek to move a motion in Question Time today calling on the Federal Government to give safe refuge to 30,000 Syrians, and also to permanently double Australia’s refugee humanitarian intake. Mr...