After the defeat in the Federal Court of his bid to ban mobile phones in offshore immigration detention centres, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) Peter Dutton is trying another strategy to subvert the court’s August ruling.

Mobile phones are already prohibited in onshore immigration detention centres and on Christmas Island for refugees who tried to come to Australia by boat.

By Silvia Cuevas September is a sad month for many Chileans: the month in which Salvador Allende's government was overthrown by Pinochet, and the month in which Pablo Neruda, one of Latin America's greatest poets, passed away.
JOAN COXSEDGE and GERRY HARANT continue a debate about ASIO with David McKnight. Instead of responding in endless detail to McKnight's reply (to our criticism of his book, we concentrate on the ideological divide between us. Reverting to
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A Song for Cuba SYDNEY — The committee "A Song for Cuba" is organising a cultural artistic festival which will take place September 20-25 in various venues here. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the worldwide
By Pip Hunter Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers' Union walked off the job on September 8 in protest at the federal government's moves to liquidate the Australian National Line (ANL). The
By Wendy Robertson Preparations for the October 15 National Day of Action against Australian government and business involvement in the Timor Gap Treaty are under way in all states. The National Day of Action is jointly organised by
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