Newspaper items used in the compilation of this issue outline (see also the Web Links / Internet Information section)NOTE: Items indexed from The Age are often syndicated in other Fairfax newspapers. Thus, the hyperlink below an Age item may lead to the same item on another Fairfax publication's website.
H/SUN, July 25, 2013, page 30, editorial, `Boat policy lost at sea'.
AUST, July 25, 2013, page 12, comment by Greg Sheridan, `PNG plan is a dangerous game of bluff'.
AUST, July 25, 2013, page 13, editorial, `Comprehensive measures could ensure PNG works'.
AGE, July 25, 2013, page 20, editorial, `A matter that should weigh on our conscience'.
AUST, July 24, 2013, page 6, comment by Chris Kenny, `We need turnbacks to stop the incomers'
AUST, July 24, 2013, page 12, comment by Jim Molan, `We can hope it works, but PNG is no solution'.
AGE, July 24, 2013, page 70, comment by former refugee Danijel Malbasa, `PNG policy is harsh, but it's the right way forward'.
AGE, July 24, 2013, page 18, letters incl, `Taking advantage of an unequal relationship'.
AGE, July 24, 2013, page 7, comment by M Gordon, `Attack puts Abbott right into no man's land'.
H/SUN, July 23, 2013, page 20, editorial, `Rudd's boat plan leaking'.
AUST, July 23, 2013, page 13, editorial (with cartoon), `PNG deal is just one strategy'.
AUST, July 23, 2013, page 12, letters incl, `Boats plan is simply a short-term election fix'.
AUST, July 23, 2013, page 12, comment by George Brandis, `Asylum scheme is all show, no substance'.
AUST, July 23, 2013, page 12, comment by Nick Cater, `Still waiting for the left's condemnation'.
AGE, July 23, 2013, page 20, comment by Paul Komassaroff and Suresh Sundram, `How to solve the boat problem without cruelty'.
AGE, July 23, 2013, page 18, editorial, `Using taxpayers' dollars to trumpet policies'.
AGE, July 23, 2013, page 4, comment by Mark Kenny, `Don't let political opportunism hide an idea that may work'.
AGE, July 22, 2013, page 20, comment by Amanda Vanstone, `Labor: the home of hot and cold-running policy'.
AGE, July 22, 2013, page 21, comment by Victoria Stead, `Rudd's hard-line approach will be disastrous'.
AGE, July 22, 2013, page 21, comment by Maria O'Sullivan, `The PNG solution: as harsh as it is unprecedented'.
AGE, July 22, 2013, page 18, letters (with Petty cartoon) incl, `Legally, morally and financially unsound'.
H/SUN, July 22, 2013, page 13, comment by Andrew Bolt, `New tricks won't fix a Ruddy mess'.
H/SUN, July 22, 2013, page 13, comment (ref to Islamic / Muslim religion and racism) by Andrew Bolt, `ABC's Papua charade'.
AUST, July 22, 2013, page 13, editorial `PM's tough talking must be backed with resolve' (with letters incl, `PNG plan goes one step further than Howard did').
AUST, July 22, 2013, page 12, comment by Scott Morrison, `PNG "solution" a poll fix'.
AUST, July 22, 2013, page 12, comment (on illegal immigration via Torres Strait islands) by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, `Blind spot on our border'.
AUST, July 22, 2013, page 5, comment by Dennis Shanahan, `Overreach and bluster tarnish audacious plan'.
AUST, July 22, 2013, page 6, comment by Greg Sheridan, `Don't demonise a sensible, hopeful plan'.
H/SUN, July 20, 2013, page 32, comment by Laurie Oakes, `Turning back the tide'.
AUST, July 20, 2013, page 23, editorial (with cartoon), `After years of failure, a refugee policy with merit'.
AUST, July 20, 2013, page 17, comment by Greg Sheridan, `PNG solution has to bridge the credibility gap'.
AUST, July 20, 2013, page 15, comment by Cameron Stewart, `Fatal shore of Rudd's making'.
AUST, July 20, 2013, page 15, comment by Paul Kelly, `PM's Tampa, his plan to redraw the political map'.
AUST, July 20, 2013, page 1, comment by Dennis Shanahan, `PM lurches in bid to right Labor's ship'.
AGE, July 20, 2013, page 21, comment by Michael Gordon, `A bold step by Rudd, but is it his Tampa moment?'.
AGE, July 20, 2013, page 18, editorial, `PNG: Australia's dumping ground'.
H/SUN, July 19, 2013, page 37, comment by Joseph Wakim, `Don't turn your back on refugees'.
AUST, July 19, 2013, page 11, editorial, `Instead of making excuses, PM must act on boats'.
AUST, July 19, 2013, page 10, comment by Dennis Shanahan, `Point scoring leaves Jakarta caught in the middle'.
AUST, July 19, 2013, page 1, background news item by Peter Alford, `Jakarta's visas let Iranians flow free'.
AGE, July 19, 2013, page 22, comment (on UN refugee convention) by Ben Saul, `Humane policy thrown overboard by dry souls'.