The terms of reference for an Immigration Department inquiry into an incident at its own detention camp on Manus Island that left one young man dead have failed to take the role of the Immigration Minister into account, the Australian Greens have said.
Any staff suspected of carrying out the attacks against refugees at the Manus Island detention camp should be stood down until the investigation into their behaviour is complete, the Australian Greens have said.
The Australian Greens have called for Scott Morrison to be sacked from the Ministry following revelations that the violent attacks on Manus Island took place inside the refugee prison camp, resulting in the death of asylum seeker Reza Berati.
The Australian Greens have called on Tony Abbott to initiate a Royal Commission into the conditions and management of Australia's offshore detention camps, which led to the death of an Iranian refugee while in Australia's care on Manus Island.
The Australian Greens have called on the Immigration Minister to explain what he will do to ensure that thousands of refugees who have had their private details published online will not be negatively affected by the breach.
The Australian Government cannot maintain its silent refusal to take responsibility for the tragic incident on Manus Island that resulted in an Iranian refugee's murder, the Australian Greens have said.
Regular reports of unrest and disturbance on Manus Island and Nauru show that offshore processing is an expensive and serious policy failure from the Abbott Government, the Australian Greens have said.
The release of documents under Freedom of Information laws has shown that the Immigration Health Advisory Group, which was tasked with giving the government advice on the physical and mental health of refugees in detention, was disbanded because of concerns that it would reveal the truth about the situation inside Australia's detention network, the Australian Greens have said.
A bill legislating indefinite detention for at least 50 refugees with adverse ASIO assessments, including five children, has passed the House of Representative today with Labor and Liberal support, the Australian Greens have said.