Refugee Boat Arrivals

20th Nov, 2015 – 16 refugees plus 1 crew arrive in a 25ft “green and white” vessel in Flying Fish Cove, CI. Towed over the horizon by BP. Arrived back on West Timor on Nov 27.

24th Sept, 2015 – 21 Pakistani, Indian and Bagladeshi asylum seekers adrift off Ciduan, South Java for thee days. Returned to Indonesia.

20th July, 2015 – unknown number of people, off the Dampier Coast near Western Australia. (will be updated as further information comes to hand.)

May 2015 – 65 people; 54 Sri Lankans, 10 Bangladeshis, one person from Myanmar and 5 crew en route to New Zealand, intercepted off Ashmore Reef and sent back to Indonesia. Rescued by the Indonesians and taken to the Island of Rote.

April 2015 – 50 Vietnamese refugees intercepted “North of Australia”. Returned to Vietnam via HMAS Choules

March 2015 – Unknown number of refugees from an unknown origin. Probably one boat, maybe several. (Alluded to in Yahoo News report, 17th April 2015)

24th March 2015 – 15 refugees reported arrived Christmas Island 18th Mar, returned to Indonesia under escort.  6 Iranians, 2 Nepalese, 7 Bangladeshis.

9th Feb 2015 – 4 Sri Lankans (probably Tamils) returned from Cocos Island to Sri Lanka via the Sri Lankan Navy.

29th Nov – 38, including 6 children, Sri Lankans intercepted close to Indonesia and 37 handed back to Sri Lankan Navy.

21st Nov – 34 Sri Lankan and Indian refugees reported at Yap, in Micronesia, headed for Australia

25th Sept – 1 vessel reported at Kupang in Timor with 7 Indian refugees and 3 crew. Washed ashore.

28th July – 24th Sept – zero arrivals, 45 attempts stopped at source.

27th June – 153 Tamil asylum seekers reported ex India. 32 women, 37 children. 300Km NW from Christmas Island.

26th June “Sithumina” wi5th 41 people (and a dog) on board intercepted by OSB.

24th June – 25th June – zero

23rd June – 1 vessel reported “off North West Australia by the Guardian. Approx 50 people on board, apprehended by ACV Triton.

13th June-22nd June – zero

12th June “Sithumina” left Batticaloa, Sri Lanka with 41 people on board.

3rd May – 11th June zero22nd June  – zero

2nd May – 54 from Sri Lanka – intercepted by Sri Lankan Navy.

28th Mar – 1st May – zero

27th Mar – “A BOAT carrying about 50 asylum-seekers is heading for Christmas Island ” No further reports of this incident.

1st Mar – 26th Mar- zero

28th Feb – zero

27th Feb – zero

26th Feb – zero

25th Feb – One lifeboat containing about 26 people found on Sth Coast of Indonesia LIFEBOAT

24th Feb – zero

23rd Feb – zero

22nd Feb – zero

21st Feb – THREE vessels reported by “The Weekend Australian” as being turned back since 7th Feb.

6th – 20th Feb – No vessels reported by this secretive Government, No vessels reported as arriving back in Indonesia.

5th Feb – one vessel returned to Pangandaran. around 31 people all apparently adult males. LIFEBOAT

4th Feb – zero

3rd Feb – Reportedly, ONE vessel intercepted off CI, unknown number of passengers taken into custody.

2nd Feb – zero

1st Feb – zero

31st Jan –  Reportedly, TWO vessels being pushed back to Indonesian waters by Customs Vessels. (does one end up at Pangandaran?) LIFEBOAT

30th Jan – zero

29th Jan – zero

28th Jan – zero

27th Jan – zero

26th Jan – zero

25th Jan – zero

24th Jan – zero

23rd Jan – zero

22nd Jan – zero

21st Jan – zero

20th Jan – zero

19th Jan – zero

18th Jan – zero

17th Jan – zero

16th Jan – One lifeboat returned to Sukabumi with 40 adult males from the Middle East (reported 6th Feb) LIFEBOAT

15th Jan – zero

14th Jan – zero

13th Jan – zero

12th Jan – zero

11th Jan – One vessel left Cisarua, West Java with 56 people on board. Put into lifeboat and marooned off coast of Indonesia.

10th Jan – zero

9th Jan – zero

8th Jan – One vessel, returned to South Java from within sight of CI, shots fired, vessel sank close to shore. 25 people + 2 crew

7th Jan – zero

6th Jan –  zero

5th Jan – zero

4th Jan – zero

3rd Jan – zero

2nd Jan – zero

1st Jan – one vessel off Darwin towed back to Indonesian waters (sometime during this week),, 45 people including 7 women.

2014

31st Dec – zero

30th Dec – zero

29th Dec – zero

28th Dec – zero

27th Dec – zero

26th Dec – zero

25th Dec- zero

24th Dec – zero

23rd Dec – one vessel, 43 people returned to South Java

22nd Dec – zero

21st Dec – zero

20th Dec – zero

19th Dec – One vessel with 97 asylum seekers. Origins unknown.

18th Dec – zero

17th Dec – zero

16th Dec – zero

15th Dec – zero

14th Dec – 70 refugees of “diverse” origins landed at CI by HMAS Stuart (Sri Lankans, Indians and Middle Easterners)

13th Dec – one vessel, towed back to Indonesian waters (sometime during this week), 47 people icluding 2 women

12th Dec – zero

11th Dec – One vessel; 29 rescued off Garut, 3 dead. Headed for Australia. Rohingya, Iranians and a Bangladeshi.

10th Dec – zero

9th Dec – zero

8th Dec – zero

7th Dec – zero

6th Dec – One vessel with 3 asylum seekers and two crew

5th Dec – Two vessels  near Christmas Island, 133 people taken on board

4th Dec – zero

3rd Dec – 1 (or more) vessels intercepted, 32 Middle-Eastern refugees landed at Flying Fish Cove

2nd Dec – I vessel arrived Christmas Island. 25 Burmese refugees landed at Greta Beach lived there for four days!

1st Dec – zero

30th Nov – zero

29th Nov – zero

28th Nov – zero

27th Nov – One vessel at Christmas Island. 11 Rohingas

26th Nov – zero

25th Nov – zero

24th Nov – zero

23rd Nov – zero

22nd Nov – zero

21st Nov – zero

20th Nov – zero

19th Nov one vessel at Christmas Island – bow pulled off, 40 people.

18th Nov – zero

17th Nov One vessel at Christmas Island with 40 new arrivals – afghani, pakistani, srilankan, rohinga origins

16th Nov – zero

15th Nov – zero

14th Nov- zero

13th Nov One vessel sinking off Java with 50 people on board. Basarnas responded.

12th Nov One vessel with 63  possible Somalis arrived in Darwin Harbour

11th Nov One vessel with 40-60 men women and children from Middle east

10th Nov – zero (the 63 people -from Probably Sri Lanka – mentioned on 7th Nov finally landed)

9th Nov – zero

8th Nov – zero

7th Nov – one vessel with around 63 people.

6th Nov – zero

5th Nov – zero

4th Nov – zero

3rd Nov – zero

2nd Nov – zero

1st Nov – zero

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31st Oct – zero

30th Oct – zero

29th Oct – zero

28th Oct – zero

27th Oct – zero

26th Oct – zero

25th Oct – zero

24th Oct – zero

23rd Oct – zero

21st Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 40 arrivals

20th Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 130 arrivals

19th Oct – zero

18th Oct – zero

17th Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 60 arrivals

16th Oct – zero

15th Oct – zero

14th Oct – zero

13th Oct – zero

12th Oct – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 55 arrivals

11th Oct – zero

10th Oct – 1 vessel at Cocos; 83 arrivals

9th Oct – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 55 arrivals

8th Oct – zero

7th Oct – zero

6th Oct – zero

5th Oct – zero

4th Oct – 1 vessel off Sri Lanka; 70 non- arrivals who were heading for Australia

3rd Oct – zero

2nd Oct – zero

1st Oct – zero

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30th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island, 80 arrivals

29th Sept – zero

28th Sept – 1 vessel sank close to Indonesia; ~70 dead, ~30 missing, 25 people saved.

2 vessels intercepted Nth of CI ; 77 people returned to Indonesia.

27th Sept – zero

26th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 80 arrivals

25th Sept – 1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 19 arrivals

24th Sept – 1 vessel at Torres Str; 6 arrivals

23rd Sept – zero

22nd Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 30 arrivals

21st Sept – zero

20th Sept – zero

19th Sept – zero

18th Sept – zero

17th Sept – zero

16th Sept – zero

15th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 79 arrivals

14th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 25 arrivals

13th Sept – 1 vessel at Ashmore reef; 6 arrivals

12th Sept – zero

11th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 76 arrivals

10th Sept – zero

9th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 59 arrivals

8th Sept – 1 vessel at Darwin; 88 arrivals

7th Sept – ELECTION DAY!

6th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 94 arrivals

5th Sept – zero

4th Sept – zero

3rd Sept – zero

2nd Sept – zero

1st Sept – zero

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31st Aug – zero

30th Aug – zero

29th Aug – 1 vessel within Indonesian Waters; 55 arrivals

28th Aug – zero

27th Aug – zero

26th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 75 arrivals

25th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 65 arrivals

24th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 13 arrivals

23th Aug – zero

22th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 131 arrivals

21st Aug – zero

20th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 105 arrivals

19th Aug – zero

18th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 205 arrivals

17th Aug – zero

16th Aug – zero

15th Aug – 2 vessels at Ashmore reef; 121 arrivals PLUS 31 arrivals.

14th Aug – zero

13th Aug – zero

12th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 52 arrivals

11th Aug – zero

10th Aug – zero

9th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 64 arrivals
1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 60 arrivals

8th Aug – zero

7th Aug -1 vessel close to Indonesia; 117 people may not have arrived at Christmas Island

1 vessel at Christmas Island; 67 arrivals

6th Aug – zero

5th Aug – zero

4th Aug – 1 vessel at Torres Straits; 4 arrivals ?????

3rd Aug – zero

2nd Aug – zero

1st Aug – 1 vesseel at Christmas Island; 100 arrivals

1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 75 arrivals

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31st July – Total since 19th July, 16 vessels and about 1300 people.

NOTE; This was where I began my “Timeline”.

30th July – Needs research

29th July – Needs research

28th July – Needs research

27th July – Needs research

26th July – 1 vessel close to Indonesia; 13 dead, about 190 transferred to Indonesia;

1 vessel at Christmas Island; 75 arrivals – SIEV 811??

25th July – Needs research

24th July – Needs research

23th July – Needs research

22th July – Needs research

21st July – Needs research

20th July – Needs research

19th July – The Manus Island Solution is announced by Kevin Rudd.

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  8. You mean illegal boat people, lol

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