Tag Archives: Oceania

14May/16

Australia reaffirms hard-line immigration policy

Australia defends its hardline immigration policy after two asylum-seeker deaths, weeks of protests and several medical evacuations from Nauru.

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01Jul/15

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef outlook poor but not “in danger” – UNESCO

UNESCO says that the Great Barrier Reef is threatened but stops short of listing it as “in danger”.
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15Jun/15

Calls grow for inquiry into alleged Australian people-smuggler payments

Calls grow for and inquiry into whether Australian officials paid people-smugglers thousands of dollars to turn the their boat back to Indonesia.

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14Mar/15

Cyclone devastates Pacific island nation of Vanuatu

Amateur video shows damage caused by Cyclone Pam after it hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

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