Tag Archives: Chris Bowen

MINISTER TO LOOK INTO CAMP CLAIM – Thursday February 7 2013

– New Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor will examine allegations by a veteran nurse of appalling conditions, including a series of suicide attempts and gang rapes, at the Nauru detention centre. Mr O’Conner, sworn into the role this week, said he … Continue reading

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FISHING BOAT ‘ATTACKED’ OFF SRI LANKA – Friday October 19 2012

– A group of asylum seekers have reportedly seized a fishing boat off Sri Lanka and are seeking to come to Australia. The Sri Lankan “Times Online” has reported a boat was seized from a fishing crew at Kudawella, 50 … Continue reading

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ASYLUM OVERLOAD – Saturday August 18 2012

– The latest solution to Australia’s asylum seeker crisis could be overwhelmed before it begins. Capacity on Nauru and Manus Island could be exhausted within 20 days if the present rate of boats arriving on Christmas Island continues. Nine boats … Continue reading

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NAURU COULD BE ON AGENDA – Wednesday December 21 2011

– Reopening Nauru’s immigration detention centre would be on the agenda if bipartisan talks were held to find a border protection circuit-breaker. The Government has revealed it wants to discuss asylum seeker policy compromises with the Coalition after the death … Continue reading

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STUDENT SEX SLAVE RING – Saturday October 15 2011

– The student visa program will be investigated after allegations of manipulation by the sex industry and people traffickers. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen called the review following claims of sex slavery in Melbourne brothels. He said if any links between … Continue reading

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