Manus Island

Australia Today

Australia Wants to Help Turn Manus Island Into a Tourist Hotspot

White sandy beaches, friendly locals, offshore detention centres.
Maddison Connaughton
4.11.18
Australia Today

Is Peter Dutton the Steven Bradbury of Australian Politics?

If the Minister for Home Affairs can actually seize Malcolm Turnbull's job, he's either a genius or the luckiest guy who's ever come to Canberra.
Maddison Connaughton
4.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Barnaby Joyce Tells New Zealand to “Stay Away” From Manus

Our Deputy PM would really like Jacinda Ardern to back off.
Katherine Gillespie
12.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia Tells Nauru Refugees to Separate From Their Families

To increase their chances of US immigration, detainees are being encouraged to cut ties with their spouses and children forever.
Katherine Gillespie
12.6.17
Manus Island

Priest Chains Himself to the Gates of Kirribilli House to Protest Manus

Father Rod Bower is locked onto Malcolm Turnbull's house, calling for the PM to "close Nauru and Manus."
Maddison Connaughton
11.27.17
Manus Island

Footage Emerges of PNG Guards Beating Manus Detainees With Iron Bars

The video was shot yesterday, when PNG police stormed the former Australian detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
11.24.17
Manus Island

Manus Blockade at Breaking Point as PNG Police Allegedly Attack Detainees

Peter Dutton has confirmed a "police operation" is underway inside the controversial detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
11.22.17
Manus Island

A Leader of the Manus Island Detention Centre Blockade Speaks Out

Abdul Aziz Muhamat has been held in detention for more than four years.
Maddison Connaughton
11.16.17
Manus Island

Letters From the Men of Manus Island

VICE asked the men barricaded inside the detention centre: What do you want to tell the people of Australia?
As told to David Allegretti
11.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Manus Island: UN Pleads With Australia to Stop the 'Humanitarian Crisis'

PNG Army says it may "have no choice but to forcefully evict the protesting refugees."
Maddison Connaughton
11.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Asked People on Manus Island What Is Actually Going On

"The health and safety of the refugees is going to deteriorate very quickly if this situation continues."
Maddison Connaughton
11.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

All Hell Is Breaking Loose on Manus Island

The Australian Government has cut the power, cut the water, cut off food. And 600 detainees have barricaded themselves inside.
Maddison Connaughton
10.31.17
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