17 August 2016

Regional Focus: Australia


Debate: The Di Gribble Argument 2016, Melbourne, 4 October 2016 [info]
- "The Di Gribble Argument returns for a third year, pushing us into constructive disagreement in efforts to break a conversational deadlock. This year we’re taking on one of the most intractable conversations in Australian public life: stopping the boats."

Workshop: Emerging Scholars Network, Sydney, 17 November 2016 [info]

Conference: 3rd Annual Conference of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Sydney, 18 November 2016 [info]


*Academics for Refugees Policy Paper: A Just and Humane Approach for Refugees (Academics for Refugees Steering Group, Aug. 2016) [text via APO]

Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru (Amnesty International & Human Rights Watch, Aug. 2016) [text]

Association with Abuse: The Financial Sector’s Association with Gross Human Rights Abuses of People Seeking Asylum in Australia (Get Up! & Human Rights Law Centre, July 2016) [text]

Australia's Policies towards Refugees Arriving by Boat and International Refugee and Human Rights Law: Offshore Processing and the Resettlement Question, Dissertation (Roehampton Univ., Aug. 2015) [text via ResearchGate]

How Temporary Migration is Changing Australia – and the World (The Conversation, Aug. 2016) [text]

The Nauru Files (The Guardian, Aug. 2016) [access]
- "The Nauru files are the largest set of leaked documents published from inside Australia’s immigration detention system. They are a set of more than 2,000 incident reports from the Nauru detention centre, written by guards, caseworkers and teachers on the remote Pacific island." Here is an explainer. See also a selection of statements from HRW, OHCHR, RCOA, & UNHCR.

Not There Yet: An Investigation into the Participation of Students of Refugee Backgrounds in the Australian Higher Education System (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Aug. 2016) [text via APO]

Review of the Child Protection System in Nauru (UNICEF & Govt. of Nauru, Aug. 2016) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (20 July 2016)

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