These two links are a MUST READ
The first is what happened when a brave and determined woman attempted to take action on behalf of asylum seekers detained on Manus Island. LaLegale tells the story here.
Should you wish to take similar action, you can lodge a High Court Application in the registry in your state.
The second is a Guardian investigative report on how journalists who attempt to uncover and report information about asylum seekers arriving by boat since the Abbott government’s sovereign borders policy was implemented are being referred to the AFP for investigation.