Tony Abbott yesterday hardened his opposition to Julia Gillard's plan to legislate to revive her stalled Malaysia Solution, describing the policy as flawed and attacking the Prime Minister as stubborn and graceless.Read More
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The Australian government wants to forge ahead with its policy of deporting asylum seekers to other countries to deter them from trying to reach Australia, despite its highest court scuttling a refugee swap deal with Malaysia.Read More
CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said on Monday her government was "determined" to make broad amendments to Australia's migration laws to halt people smuggling and go ahead with the asylum seeker swap deal with Malaysia.Read More
At least five boats carrying hundreds of asylum seekers have set sail for Australia in a sign people smugglers are dramatically escalating their trade to take advantage of the Gillard Government's non-existent border protection regime.