Turnbull & Dutton Defends The Cutting Of 457

In a recent announcement, the Turnbull Government have abolished the 457 visa, stating the visa is for skilled migrants. They plan to replace the 457 visa with a tighter program. There are claims that these changes are in response to comments made by Pauline Hanson about foreign workers, however, these claims have been denied by…

Morrison stands tall but job is under question

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is facing calls to be sacked after an asylum seeker died in riots last Monday night at the detention center on Manus Island. He was allegedly killed inside the detention centre. There are also claims that Papua New Guinea nationals employed by an Australian security company joined with local police to…

New Asylum Seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that asylum seekers who arrive by boat will be sent to Papua New Guinea from now on. Mr Rudd’s announcement came after he met with the PM of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill, and struck a deal on this controversial issue before the election. During a national television address today,…

Police & Customs bust $8.2m drug trade

8.2 million dollars worth of illicit drugs have been seized after a joint blitz from the AFP, Victoria Police and Customs. 27 people were also arrested during the operation and WAMN understands that 21 types of drugs including LSD, heroin, steroids, ecstasy, cannabis, methamphetamine, GHB and cocaine were found in the 18.1 kgs of drugs.…