30 March 2017

Regional Focus: Australia


Seminar: Australian Compared to Canadian and German Approaches to Asylum Seeker Intakes, Melbourne, 4 April 2017 [info]


Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Human Rights: Snapshot Report, 2nd ed. (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Provides "an update on legal and policy developments related to refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia" since the first snapshot report was published in Oct. 2013.

"Australia as a Powerbroker on Refugee Protection in Southeast Asia: The Relationship with Indonesia," Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, vol. 33, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

Australia’s Deportation of Asylum Seekers Pending Determination of Their Claims to Refugee Status (Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, March 2017) [text]

"Australia’s Irregular Migration Information Campaigns: Border Externalization, Spatial Imaginaries, and Extraterritorial Subjugation," Territory, Politics, Governance, Latest Articles, 14 Feb. 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

Factsheet: Can Australia Deport Refugees and Cancel Visas on ‘Character Grounds’? (Kaldor Centre, March 2017) [text]

Humanitarian Arrivals in Melbourne: A Spatial Analysis of Population Distribution and Health Service Needs (University of Melbourne & Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, July 2016 [text]

The Latest Hurdles for People Seeking Asylum in Australia (Kaldor Centre, March 2017) [text]

The Legal Needs of Asylum Seekers Driving Pro Bono Law Growth (Pro Bono Australia, March 2017) [text]

*Position on Legal Representation for Asylum-seekers (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]

Public Attitudes towards Asylum Seekers and Refugees (Refugee Research Blog, March 2017) [text]

Removal of Failed Asylum Seekers in Australia: A Comparative Perspective (Lowy Institute, March 2017) [text]
- See also related blog post.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia & New Zealand (20 March 2017)

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