Indian student dies in detention centre
An Indian student has died in a Melbourne immigration detention centre. The 27-year-old took his life on Thursday night in his cell inside Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre. The man had been placed in detention after overstaying his visa.
Abbott Government to implement drone surveillance program
The Federal Government will reintroduce large-scale unmanned aircraft to Australia’s maritime surveillance. News Limited are reporting that Defence Minister David Johnston is keen to resurrect the idea o unmanned surveillance, after Labor withdrew from the US Navy’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance project in 2009. The $2.5 billion strategy would include seven platforms based around the country. The drones could also be used for other purposes, such as bushfire management.