Labor and the crossbench plan to zero in on the awarding of contracts for security services on Manus Island, amid revelations more than $420 million is going to a relatively unknown company that was registered to a beach shack on Kangaroo Island.
Hundreds of asylum seekers will undergo fresh screening as the Government prepares for an "influx" of medical transfers in the wake of the so-called medevac bill, Attorney-General Christian Porter says.
On one of Australia's most remote tropical islands, a quiet campaign has been playing out to change the way the rest of the world sees it. And it looks like it's working.
When Fereydoun Najafi Aria was 18, he was arrested, tortured and thrown in jail. Decades on, he feels lucky to have survived.
As the Morrison Government attempted to turn defeat in the Parliament into a political victory this week, two major developments in the policy and politics of border protection were largely overlooked, writes Laura Tingle.
The Morrison Government is attempting to turn Labor's support for the medevac legislation into a mini "Tampa" crisis, while stalling the push for another royal commission, writes Michelle Grattan.
Having started the week in a Thai jail, footballer and refugee Hakeem al-Araibi meets with supporters and politicians including the Prime Minister in Canberra to thank them for their role in getting him home.