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Sarah Whyte
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A senior government senator has continued to attack Gillian Trigg's over the Human Rights Commission's report on children in immigration detention despite admitting he had not read the report.
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Federal leadership speculation should be put aside to get NSW Premier Mike Baird re-elected in the state election, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
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"I thought you might like to hear a man's voice," Senator Barry O'Sullivan's voice boomed a fiery Senate Estimates hearing on Tuesday morning.
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Australian-bound refugees will now be able to work and live anywhere they choose in Cambodia after the International Organisation of Migration has agreed to resettle refugees in return for new, less strict conditions.
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Aboriginal Australians should have greater access to land and property rights, the Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has said.
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The United Nations has rushed to the defence of Gillian Triggs, urging the federal government to "respect the rule" of law in the protection of human rights and the Australian Human Rights Commission president's "high reputation".
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The Abbott government's decision to slash the foreign aid budget will have a detrimental impact on the world's poorest and most vulnerable women and children.
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The Abbott government has denied that it asked Gillian Triggs, the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission to resign.
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"I thought you might like to hear a man's voice," Senator Barry O'Sullivan's voice boomed a fiery Senate Estimates hearing on Tuesday morning.
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There have been 44 instances of sexual assault of children in Australian detention centres since 2011, Senate Estimates has heard.
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The United Nations has rushed to the defence of Gillian Triggs, urging the federal government to "respect the rule" of law in the protection of human rights and the Australian Human Rights Commission president's "high reputation".
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The creation of a royal commission into children in detention will be debated in the Senate, after the release of the Human Rights Commission's damning inquiry into children in immigration detention.
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Sarah Whyte is a Walkley Award winning journalist who is currently the Immigration reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age in Fairfax's federal politics bureau in Canberra. She was previously the Consumer Affairs reporter where she wrote consumer investigations about global supply chains,environmentalism, ethical food production and retail. In this round Sarah won a Walkley Award for Social Equity in 2013. Sarah has also covered the music round and general news and has written the occasional personal column and long form features. 
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