Detention

Humane decision

The decision by Federal Immigration Minister Alex Hawke to allow a Sri Lankan family to live in the Perth community rather than remain the sole…

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Inverbrackie future

The news that the Federal Government will shut down the Inverbrackie detention facility at the end of the year is no surprise. The closure was…


Wright or wrong?

What was once an infrequently visited green space at the end of a no through road has now become a magnet for pet owners across the Hills… so it’s no wonder nearby householders are upset about suddenly losing their privacy and amenity.


Killer blow

Isobel Redmond’s gaffe last week, during which she outlined her desire to cut 25,000 SA public servants, could be the killer blow to her tenure…


Broken promise

When the Federal Government informed the Hills community in 2010 that the old Inverbrackie army base housing estate was going to be converted into detention…


Detention costs

To spend $27m on the upkeep of a few hundred people in the Inverbrackie detention facility in less than eight months is an extraordinary figure,…