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Australia: tentative steps towards belonging

Australia: tentative steps towards belonging

29th August 2012

Refugee youths leave the JRS house to start their new lives, Sydney, Australia. (JRS)

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Australia: expert panel, where is the queue?

29th August 2012

‘The Devil is in the detail’ seems to be a fairly recent idiom in the history of the English language, but I much prefer the earlier version of this idiom, sometimes attributed to Gustave Flaubert: ‘Le bon Dieu est dans le detail’: The good God is in the detail.

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Australia: struggling to survive on an atoll

Australia: struggling to survive on an atoll

28th August 2012

The coming months will see the relocation of the first 40 families from the Carteret Islands onto the mainland of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.

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Australia: tragedy at Christmas Island

Australia: tragedy at Christmas Island

27th August 2012

In June 2012, a boat carrying asylum seekers crashed nearly 200 km off the coast of Christmas Island, Australia.

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