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.
Herald-Sun: April 11, 2013, page 15, comment (on Geraldton landing) by Andrew Bolt, `We're being gamed'.
The Australian: July 4, 2013, page 10, comment by Greg Sheridan, `Is Abbott facing ambush by SBY?'.
The Australian: July 2, 2013, page 10, comment by Scott Morrison, `PM is the people-smugglers' best friend'.
Herald-Sun: July 1, 2013, page 13, comment by Andrew Bolt, `Rudd's still all at sea'.
The Australian: July 1, 2013, page 5, comment by Greg Sheridan, `PM's remarks are grimly irresponsible'
The Age: July 10, 2013, page 18, editorial (on "turn back the boats"), `Gunboat diplomacy disgrace'. (Online version: scroll down to second editorial on page)
The Australian: July 8, 2013, page 4, comment by Greg Sheridan, `No, PM, Jakarta isn't at odds with Abbott'.
The Age: July 8, 2013, page 4, news item by Bianca Hall, `Coalition defends tow-back policy'.
The Age: July 6, 2013, page 1, news item by Michael Bachelard, `Jakarta spurns Abbott's turn-back-boats plan'.
The Australian: July 18, 2013, page 11, letters incl, `There's no basis for complaint about tow-backs'.
The Age: July 18, 2013, page 4, news item by David Wroe, `Asylum-seeker deaths take emotional toll on navy staff'.
The Australian: July 17, 2013, page 11, editorial, `Turning back the politics'.
The Age: July 17, 2013, page 18, editorial, `View from Jakarta is clear'.(Online version: scroll down to second editorial on page)
The Australian: July 16, 2013, page 1, news item by Maley and Callick, `Jakarta opens door to tow-backs'.
The Australian: July 15, 2013, page 11, editorial, `Rudd must act on boat crisis'.
The Age: July 15, 2013, page 21, comment by Azadeh Dastyari, `Abbott's copycat tow-back plan won't stop the boats'.
The Australian: July 13, 2013, page 1, news item by Brendan Nicholson, `Military advising Libs on tow-backs'.
The Age: July 13, 2013, page 20, analysis (photos) by Wroe and Hall, `The opposition's leaky boat plan'.
The Australian: July 12, 2013, page 12, comment by Alexander Downer, `Rudd sold out our national interests and lost respect in Jakarta'.
The Australian: July 24, 2013, page 6, comment by Chris Kenny, `We need turnbacks to stop the incomers'
The Australian: July 24, 2013, page 6, comment by Jim Molan, `We can hope it works, but PNG is no solution'.
The Age: July 23, 2013, page 20, comment by Paul Komassaroff and Suresh Sundram, `How to solve the boat problem without cruelty'.
Herald-Sun: July 20, 2013, page 32, comment by Laurie Oakes, `Turning back the tide'.
The Australian: July 27, 2013, page 5, news items (photos) incl, `Indonesia "wants to discuss turn-backs"'.