30 July 2016

Regional Focus: Australia


Job vacancy: Communications Officer, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law [info]
- Applications close 1 August 2016.

Workshop: Forced Migration Research Network Research and Strategy Workshop, Sydney, 16 August 2016 [info]


Australia: Why Stopping the Boats does not Solve the Problem – Part 1 (Jesuit Refugee Service, July 2016) [text]

Closing the Country: Where to Next for Australia’s Asylum Seekers? (APPS Policy Forum, June 2016) [text]

The Cost of Australia's Asylum Policy: A Guide to Sources (Kaldor Centre, June 2016) [text]

Crucial Communication: Language Management in Australian Asylum Interviews (Language on the Move, March 2016) [text]

Friday Essay: Worth a Thousand Words – How Photos Shape Attitudes to Refugees (The Conversation, July 2016) [text]

"The Glue that Binds: An Exploration of the Way Resettled Refugee Communities Define and Experience Social Capital," Community Development Journal, vol. 51, no. 3 [abstract]
- See also related materials from this project published earlier.

*"Mental Health and Legal Representation for Asylum Seekers in the 'Legacy Caseload'," Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 8, no. 2 (2016) [open access]

The Migration-security Nexus in Asia and Australia (Lowy Interpreter, June-July) [access]
- Five-part blog series.

"Offshore Processing: Failing Those We Should Protect," Law Society Journal, no. 23 (June 2016) [full-text via Kaldor Centre]

Pacific Dissolution: The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea Rejects Australia’s Refugee Deterrence Scheme (RefLaw Blog, July 2016) [text]

The Regional Impacts of Australian Asylum Seeker Policies: What "Stopping the Boats" Means for People Seeking Asylum (Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, July 2016) [text via APO]

The Resettlement of Refugees in Australia: A Bibliography, 8th rev. ed. (Swinburne Institute for Social Research, July 2016) [text via APO]


Transfer Tracker (Kaldor Centre) [access]
- "The Transfer Tracker shows transfers of asylum seekers both from Australia to Regional Processing Centres and repatriations from Nauru and Manus Island. It provides available figures on the populations in Regional Processing Centres. It shows published outcomes of refugee status determination decisions and information about the total number of people found to be refugees in each country."


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (29 June 2016)

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