An Iranian asylum seeker has made a complaint to the UN human rights watchdog after he was allegedly held in a urine-soaked cell for trying to see his suicidal sister.Details
NSW frontline police will wear cameras on their uniforms from today, to allow visual and audio evidence to be obtained for investigations.Details
A joint Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and New South Wales police anti-drug smuggling investigation resulted in five arrests overnight.
The European Union today revealed plans to redistribute 160,000 refugees from overstretched Middle Eastern border states through all EU member states. Europe’s top official, Jean-Claude Juncker, said each member’s quota will be set taking into account economic strength, population, unemployment and the number of asylum applications approved over the past five years.“We now need immediate…Details
Prime Minister Tony Abbott (above) has today announced Australia will resettle 12,000 Syrian refugees in addition to the annual intake of 13,750.Details
Radio shock jock Alan Jones is fronting a national campaign to stop the Abbott government weakening a law that allows appeals against planning that may harm the environment or wildlife.Details