Immigration to Australia Current Affairs, GK & News
The Australian government reversed its February decisions regarding the transfer of immigrants from its Pacific camps. The Australian government does not allow the entry of illegal immigrants into the country. It houses them on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. In February, the government had introduced the medical evacuation legislation which gave the ..
The Kurdish Iranian journalist, filmmaker and detained refugee, Behrouz Boochani has won the Victorian Prize for Literature for a book he reportedly wrote using the online messaging service WhatsApp. He was awarded the Aus$100,000 (US$72,600) prize for his book “No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison”. He will receive an additional Aus$25,000 after ..
Topics: Asylum seeker • Behrouz • Behrouz Boochani • Continents • Immigration to Australia • Manus Island • Manus Province • Manus Regional Processing Centre • No Friend But the Mountains • Oceania • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has clarified his stance on refugees i.e. 1200 asylum seekers being held in prisons on Papua New Guinea and Island of Nauru in Pacific. He stated that they will be sent to US only after inauguration of Donald Trump in January. The refugees were to go to US as per a ..
Topics: Abbott Government • Asylum in Australia • Australia • Australian immigration detention facilities • Countries • Government of Australia • Immigration to Australia • Malcolm Turnbull • Nauru • Turnbull Government