The Ink Bridge

The collection of items here may well prove interesting anyway, but they are intended to support the study of Neil Grant's novel The Ink Bridge.
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"The Australian Lawyers Alliance has previously warned Australia could be liable for a "swathe of future compensation claims" due to its offshore processing regime."

Deaths and injuries at immigration detention centres revealed. Nine deaths, spewing raw sewage and snake bites are some of the workplace and safety incidents faced by Department of Immigration and Border Protection workers and asylum seekers over a year.

This article is an extract from a book written by Widyan Al Ubudy, a radio host and producer for SBS PopAraby. This is an edited extract of her essay included in an Australia21 book Refugees and Asylum seekers: Finding a better way.

This article is an extract from a book written by Widyan Al Ubudy, a radio host and producer for SBS PopAraby. This is an edited extract of her essay included in an book Refugees and Asylum seekers: Finding a better way.

"Can you hear them /They talk about us / Telling lies / Well, that's no surprise ...  There's a weapon /That we must use / In our defense / Silence reveals / When you look at them / Look right through them / That's when they'll disappear / That's when we'll be feared..."  Thanks to Tony Snelling for the image and apologies to The Go-Gos for the use of the lyrics.

This Picture Of Tony Abbott Sewing Lips Shut Has Gone Viral

This site provides a personal look at the personal reflective writing style. Worth a look as it may help you to develop an understanding of the approach Haddon takes when he crafts Christopher's story. It may also be a useful tool for the writign folio graded task.

This site provides a personal look at the personal reflective writing style. Worth a look as it may help you to develop an understanding of the style for your writing folio, and of the approach Haddon takes when he crafts Christopher's story.

"Swearing in the new Border Force, Tony Abbott made it clear that from the government's perspective, these officials are doing 'God's work'. "    Yup.

Immigration Department broke law by publishing asylum seekers' private details

"Friday marks the 100th day of Mohammad Albederee's hunger strike protesting against a lack of medical treatment for kidney and shoulder problems, after an alleged assault by guards at the detention centre last year."

The Immigration Department denies it allowed three men working at the Manus Island detention centre to return to Australia to escape rape allegations.

"Refugees have been languishing in a Manus Island transit centre for months with no end in sight while officials decide what to do with them, a lawyer has said." Disgraceful.

High Court asylum case may reveal Operation Sovereign Borders secrets - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Milo? Hot chips? A small piece of bread? Sounds too much like a 'Frontline' episode (the comdey series is well worth a look, btw). This is disgraceful.

A Manus Island asylum seeker says he and another detainee were tortured and threatened with rape over the night asylum seeker Reza Barati death. : This make me so angry and sad. How can a government do this against the will of it'd people?

"Almost two years after former prime minister Kevin Rudd signed the Refugee Resettlement Agreement with PNG, no refugees have been resettled."

"Almost two years after former prime minister Kevin Rudd signed the Refugee Resettlement Agreement with PNG, no refugees have been resettled.

A matter of personal choice.

he Australian government has just sanctioned child abuse. Workers in offshore detention centres could face criminal prosecution if they blow the whistle on human rights violations, rape, or even abuse of children.


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