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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
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

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

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

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
offshore detention

What Your Favourite Conservatives Said About the Manus Payout

The Australian Government is paying compensation to detained refugees. Naturally Tony Abbott sees this as "a windfall for people who unfairly took advantage of our nation's generosity."
Katherine Gillespie
6.15.17
offshore detention

Is the Manus Island Detention Centre Closed or Not?

Papua New Guinea’s Chief Justice says yes. The Australian Government says no.
Katherine Gillespie
3.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Western Australia Says it Would Welcome Refugees From Offshore Centres

The state's Premier has called the offshore detention of children "unacceptable."
Katherine Gillespie
8.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

PNG Police Have Opened Fire on Student Protesters, Allegedly Killing Several

Students from the University of PNG were calling on the Prime Minister Peter O'Neill to face corruption allegations.
Katherine Gillespie
6.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​No New Zealand Solution for Manus Island Detainees

Political standoff over a deal between New Zealand and Australia that could help detainees at the illegal detention centre in PNG.
Frances Morton
4.29.16
News

We Asked a Manus Island Detainee Where They Will Go Now

VICE's sources inside the PNG detention centre know it's been ruled illegal, but they aren't getting any answers about where they are headed next
Chris Shearer
4.28.16
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