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41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers returned 1 Verified

00:00 Jul 06, 2014

A boat from Sri Lanka carrying 41 asylum seekers (37 Sinhalese and four Tamils) was intercepted by an Australian operation sovereign borders... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat from India makes distress call 0 Verified

00:00 Jun 28, 2014

Asylum seekers who appear to be on a boat from India speak to activists and journalists and say they are near Christmas Island. The asylum seekers... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat off north-west Australia called NZ twice for help 0 Verified

00:00 Jun 23, 2014

A boat in waters off the north-west coast of Australia sent two emergency calls after getting into difficulty while travelling to New Zealand.... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Two boats intercepted, passengers turned back on one vessel 1 Verified

00:00 May 05, 2014

Two asylum-seeker vessels are intercepted by Australian vessels and have their passengers placed onto a single vessel. An Indonesian government... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted, people transferred to lifeboat and sent to Indonesia 3 Verified

00:00 Feb 22, 2014

Asylum seekers who were returned to Indonesia on an orange lifeboat say their vessel was fired on to sink it. Australian vessels have previously... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted, people transferred to lifeboat and sent to Indonesia 0 Verified

00:00 Jan 29, 2014

In an interview with the ABC's 7:30 program a group of asylum seekers say they were taken on board the customs vessel Triton and kept there... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted and turned back to Indonesia 0 Verified

00:00 Jan 08, 2014

An asylum seeker vessel carrying 25 people was turned back to Indonesia, forcing local villagers to help rescue asylum seekers as the vessel... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

First use of lifeboat to return asylum seekers to Indonesia 7 Verified

00:00 Jan 05, 2014

The first use of an orange lifeboat to return asylum seekers is reported on 17 January, 2014, by Fairfax Media. The asylum seekers on board... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted, asylum seekers claim they were burned 0 Verified

00:00 Jan 02, 2014

The most controverial part of the government's turnback policy comes amid claims that asylum seekers were deliberately burnt by navy personnel.... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted and towed back to Indonesian waters 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 25, 2013

Two asylum seekers are reported to have jumped off their wooden boat as an Australian vessel begins towing them back to Indonesia. They are... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted and towed back to Indonesian waters 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 23, 2013

The first boat believed to have been turned back to Indonesia occurs shortly before Christmas, according to Indonesian authorities. The vessel... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 13, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and, on 19 December, 2013, all 100 people from the vessel are transferred into the care of Australian... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat in distress, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 10, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA receives a satellite telephone call from a person aboard a vessel reporting they were requiring assistance.... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat sinks and three asylum seekers die at sea 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 09, 2013

The immigration minister releases a statement about an asylum seeker vessel capsizing in Indonesian waters at Cibalong Garut. Later reports... More Information » « Less Information

Cibalong, Garut Regency, West Java, Republic of Indonesia

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Darwin 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 08, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and, on 11 December, 2013, all five people from the vessel are transferred into the care of Australian... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat sinks at Christmas Island, search and rescue operation 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 05, 2013

AMSA assumes coordination of an incident after reports that a vessel has sunk in the vicinity of Greta Beach on Christmas Island. The people... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 05, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and, on 6 December, 2013, all 63 people from the vessel are transferred into the care of Australian government... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Dec 04, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA is advised by Border Protection Command that a vessel probably north of Christmas Island is experiencing... More Information » « Less Information

Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 2 Verified

00:00 Dec 01, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and, on 3 December, 2013, all 31 people from the vessel are transferred into the care of Australian government... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 27, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and, on 27 November, 2013, all 11 people from the vessel are transferred into the care of Australian... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat arrives at Christmas Island, people transferred 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 15, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: An unidentified caller using an Indonesian mobile phone contacts AMSA requesting assistance, however the... More Information » « Less Information

Near Christmas Island

Boat in distress, handled by Indonesian authorities 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 13, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: The Australian embassy receives notification from Indonesian police that a vessel is in distress in the... More Information » « Less Information

Java, Republic of Indonesia

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 10, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA receives several calls from WA Police in relation to a vessel approaching Christmas Island that is... More Information » « Less Information

Near Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Darwin 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 10, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and on 11 November, 2013, all 68 people from the vessel are transferred to Australian government agencies... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat in distress, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Nov 07, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA receives a call from an informant in Indonesia reporting that four of his friends are on a boat bound... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat in distress, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Oct 19, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA is advised of a vessel that has been spotted by a surveillance aircraft which reported it disabled... More Information » « Less Information

Near Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Oct 18, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and on 20 October, 2013, all 128 people from the vessel are transferred to Australian government authorities... More Information » « Less Information

Indian Ocean

Boat in distress, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Oct 15, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: Numerous emergency ''000'' calls are received from a vessel approximately 80 nautical... More Information » « Less Information

Near Christmas Island

Boat intercepted, people transferred to Australian custody 0 Verified

00:00 Oct 10, 2013

An asylum-seeker vessel is intercepted and on 11 October, 2013, all 79 people from the vessel are transferred to Australian government authorities... More Information » « Less Information

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Boat in distress, people transferred to Christmas Island 0 Verified

00:00 Oct 09, 2013

Operation Sovereign Borders report: AMSA is advised by an informant in Indonesia of a vessel that has reportedly broken down 130 nautical miles... More Information » « Less Information

Near Christmas Island

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