Portal:Australia/In-depth coverage

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In-depth coverage brings all Wikinews Australia reporting of a single issue onto a single page.

2008[edit]

  • WA Election 2008 - Wikinews brings you the full, unbiased story on the 2008 WA state election.

2007[edit]

  • Election 2007 - Wikinews brings you the full, unbiased story on the 2007 federal election.

2006[edit]

  • 43 West Papuans seek asylum - 43 Asylum Seekers left West Papua by boat, arriving on Cape York around January 18, without being detected. They were transferred to an Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island.
  • Sydney race riots - the race related disturbances that received national and international attention during December 2005.
  • 2005 industrial relations legislation - the Federal governments industrial relations changes, known as WorkChoices, which saw protests attended by hundreds of thousands, passed into law in December.


  • Schapelle Corby - Young Australian woman convicted of smuggling 4kg of marijuana to Bali, Indonesia. She was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.


  • Cole Inquiry - Inquiry into certain Australian companies in relation to the UN Oil-For-Food Programme.