"There was no communication at any time with the family's lawyers about the Department's plans to put them in detention at Christmas Island
. Supporters are fearful because Priya has not been supplied with blood pressure medication which was prescribed on Wednesday.
Australian-Norwegian relations suffered as a consequence of the Tampa affair, with Oslo adamant that the Norwegian captain of the vessel had no choice but to enter the territorial waters of Christmas Island
The Christmas Island
detention facilities - shuttered last year after 10 years in operation - has been a central scene in the outcome of previous national elections.
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Mining for phosphate on Christmas Island
commenced in the 1880s, leading to the steady ongoing destruction of this small islands rainforest, a series of phosphate companies acting as its effective government for over a century.
The BROC issued today by the ACCC, which followed an application by Vocus, sets interim prices for this new service to Christmas Island
. This arrangement will remain in place until permanent prices are determined during a public inquiry process, which commences today.
Whatever happened on Christmas Island
killed the fittest lads in the armed forces.
SpeedCast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) has reached an agreement with the Australian Government to deliver Wireless and 4G network services on Christmas Island
until June 30, 2017, to allow a transition period for Australia's National Broadband Network services to be installed more widely on the island, the company said.
Jack had served at Christmas Island
during some of the biggest and dirtiest hydrogen bomb explosions and he knew of comrades suffering cancers and birth defects in their children.
Asylum seekers are a hot political issue in Australia where successive governments have vowed to stop them reaching the mainland, sending those intercepted on unsafe boats to camps on Christmas Island
, and more recently Manus island in Papua New Guinea and Nauru in the South Pacific.
"Morrison's backdown on releasing asylum seekers from Christmas Island
only deepens the cruel, arbitrary nature of his immigration policy lottery," he said.
BEIRUT: Detained on Christmas Island
, a territory in Australia, for a month after having made a tough journey from Indonesia by boat, 40 Lebanese men will soon be shipped off to the poverty-stricken island of Papua New Guinea as part of a new regional refugee settlement agreement.