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National

National

Fears Of Coronavirus Case On Christmas Island After Child Becomes Unwell

4 min read

A young evacuee has become sick on Christmas Island, with tests now being carried out to confirm whether the illness is coronavirus.

National

National

First Coronavirus Evacuees From Wuhan Land On Christmas Island

2 min read

The first group of Australian citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have touched down on Christmas Island.

Raina MacIntyre

Raina MacIntyre

Christmas Island Quarantine Is A Small Price To Pay To Stop Coronavirus

7 min read

Today the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

National

National

Aussies In Wuhan Concerned About Christmas Island Plan

5 min read

Australians in Wuhan say they're unsure about the government's plan to evacuate them, with some questioning if they're better off staying put.

Politics

Politics

The Unanswered Questions Of Australia's Coronavirus Plan

6 min read

The plan to evacuate Australians from the coronavirus epicentre remains fuzzy, with questions of how to land a large plane on Christmas Island and how people will be treated there yet to be answered.

News

News

Judge Grants Biloela Family A Final Hearing Before Deportation

2 min read

The Biloela family will get another chance to show their case for staying in Australia, with a judge ruling they not be deported until a final hearing.

National

National

Tearful Reunion For Biloela Family With Friend On Christmas Island

2 min read

The first images of the Sri Lankan family in detention on Christmas Island have emerged, as a friend from their hometown of Biloela flew to the remote location to support them.

News

News

Deportation Of Tamil Family Delayed Until Friday

4 min read

The future of a Tamil family fighting to stay in Australia remains in limbo after their federal court case was delayed.

National

National

Biloela Tamil Family Moved To Christmas Island In Dead Of Night

3 min read

The Sri Lankan family battling deportation has now been moved to the notorious Christmas Island detention centre, with supporters "horrified" after they were quietly moved yesterday.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's 'Frolic' On Christmas Island 'A Waste Of Money'

2 min read

Scott Morrison has become the first sitting Prime Minister to visit Christmas Island, but critics have slammed his daytrip as a waste of cash.

Politics

Politics

'Living Hell': Refugees Scared Of Being Sent To Christmas Island

5 min read

Christmas Island's detention centre is a "living hell" and people in Australia's immigration detention system are petrified of being sent there, as the government moves to reopen the previously-shuttered facility.

Politics

Politics

Asylum Seekers 'Suffering Indefinitely' In Immigration Detention, Report Claims

3 min read

"Significant failures" to provide reasonable medical care, including around suicide attempts.