Max Opray
is an Adelaide-based freelance journalist.

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News September 06, 2014

How Immigration decides asylum seekers’ age

Asylum seekers who say they are under-age are being cross-examined by immigration authorities and given new dates of birth.

News August 09, 2014

Vietnamese asylum-seeker boys on the run

While an inquiry into children in detention has been told psychological damage is being covered up, two Vietnamese boys have given immigration the slip in Darwin.

News July 26, 2014

Adelaide child asylum seekers on the run

Fifteen children fled community detention during a ministerial review. A month later, they are still missing.

News June 14, 2014

Napthine government considers the economic impact of game-hunting

Changes to the control of game-hunting in Victoria may be giving shooters the upper hand.

News May 17, 2014

The silence on Manus Island

Amid false reports and an official policy of evasion, the public is being kept in the dark about the murderous violence at the Manus Island detention centre.

News April 26, 2014

SA’s Edinburgh RAAF base to host drones fleet

The government plans to buy a fleet of unproven unmanned aerial vehicles to patrol for asylum seekers and illegal fishing boats. Basing it in Adelaide suggests a political agenda.

News March 22, 2014

SA and Tas elections see ALP lose more of their faithful

As the Liberals claim the popular vote in every state, a fight-to-the-death campaign by SA Labor may yet get them over the line.