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We owe a duty to advance Australia fair

We owe a duty to advance Australia fair

When you pledge your loyalty to a country, you become entitled to its protection but you also take on responsibilities towards that nation and the community within its borders.

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‘She’ll be right’ wisdom: Why people seek to become Australian citizens

‘She’ll be right’ wisdom: Why people seek to become Australian citizens

Love, career opportunities and safety are among the reasons people apply for Australian citizenship.

  • by Andrew Taylor
The first months were hard, then Nibal learnt the best thing about Australia

The first months were hard, then Nibal learnt the best thing about Australia

What is it about Australia that makes us the lucky country? Three women share why they have made their home here for very different reasons.

  • by Dilvin Yasa
Optimism in Mexico as Biden rolls back Trump’s immigration policies

Optimism in Mexico as Biden rolls back Trump’s immigration policies

Some Cuban and Central American asylum seekers flocked to entry points, many carrying their belongings, hoping to end their waits in dangerous border towns.

  • by Jose Luis Gonzalez
'We are out now': More refugees released from hotel detention in Melbourne

'We are out now': More refugees released from hotel detention in Melbourne

Twenty more refugees have been released into temporary accommodation on the outskirts of Melbourne, as 14 others remain detained at the Park Hotel in Carlton.

  • by Rachel Eddie and Rachael Dexter
Biden moves to sweep away Trump's policy legacy

Biden moves to sweep away Trump's policy legacy

But after his inaugural speech and arrival at the White House, Biden’s focus quickly turned to policy.

  • by Matthew Knott
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Dozens of refugees released from Melbourne hotel and detention centre

Dozens of refugees released from Melbourne hotel and detention centre

Dozens of refugees who have been detained for more than a year in Melbourne hotels and a detention centre have been granted temporary bridging visas by the federal government.

  • by David Estcourt and Rachael Dexter
Australia Day is a reminder for my family that this is now our home

Australia Day is a reminder for my family that this is now our home

This January will be my family’s 18th Australia Day, and I now call Australia home.

  • by Susan Biggar
'Their pain will linger': Call for more skilled migration to boost business

'Their pain will linger': Call for more skilled migration to boost business

Economists warn businesses will suffer unless the government lifts population growth by moving quarantine facilities outside capital cities and attracting talented migrants.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Guatemala cracks down on migrant caravan bound for United States

Guatemala cracks down on migrant caravan bound for United States

Thousands of Hondurans, many of them families with children, are travelling in a migrant caravan headed for the United States as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take power.

  • by Sofia Menchu and Gustavo Palencia
Hundreds homeless after fire guts Rohingya refugee camp

Hundreds homeless after fire guts Rohingya refugee camp

The fire struck at a time when officials in Bangladesh look for long-term solutions for the hundreds of thousands of people who fled Myanmar.

  • by Sameer Yasir