November 03, 2015
Australia Punishes Professionals Reporting Abuse of the Vulnerable.
June 02, 2015
In August 2001, the Norwegian ship the MV Tampa rescued 440 asylum seekers stranded north of Australia after their boat sank. Then Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, refused the ship access to an Australian port. His government won the 2001 federal election, having pledged its commitment to the ‘war on terror’ and the defence of our borders against ‘illegal’ asylum seekers.