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Refugee Council of Australia

Offshore processing

Since September 2012, the Australian Government has been sending people seeking asylum to Nauru and Papua New Guinea under a policy called 'offshore processing'. It is a policy designed to deter people from coming to Australia by punishing people who have come here seeking our protection.

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The Paladin affair

The Paladin Affair refers to concerns related to the granting of a lucrative government contract to security firm Paladin to provide security services to the three refugee centres on Manus Island.

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Men in Manus Island regional processing centre

The Paladin affair

The Paladin Affair refers to concerns related to the granting of a lucrative government contract to security firm Paladin to provide security services to the three refugee centres on Manus Island.

Stop the Boats

Simon Kurian Stop the Boats tells the story of how Australia used a three word slogan to demonise people seeking asylum, fleeing war and persecution; condemning them to indefinite offshore detention and torture in...

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