Asylum seekers 'traumatised' by exercises
ASYLUM seekers at a remote Cape York detention centre say they witnessed a simulated confrontation between a highly distressed man whose refugee claim had been rejected and immigration officials and security guards, less than five days before a young Hazara detainee committed suicide in March.
What Melbourne's teens are up to
The Herald Sun
CHILDREN as young as 12 are partying at some of Melbourne's wildest nightclubs, thanks to bouncers turning a blind eye to blatantly fake identification. The Herald Sun went undercover on the youth party scene and found under-age revellers drinking, brawling, smoking and pole-dancing at nightclubs.
Abortion pill 'less safe than surgery'
COMPLICATIONS from the abortion pill are higher than for standard surgical terminations, according to the first big published study comparing the two methods in Australia.
Labor's traditional agenda sinks into mire
ONLY a few days before the Gillard government's first budget and more than 10 months since Julia Gillard became Prime Minister, Labor still appears to lack a long-term political strategy and clear sense of what it stands for.