06 October 2017

Regional Focus: Australia

"Australia's Refugee Policy is a Failure. This is not the Time to Shirk Responsibility," The Guardian, 1 Oct. 2017 [text]
- Comment by UNHCR's regional representative in Canberra.

"The Blanket Deadline for a Group of Asylum Seekers is Unfair and Dangerous," The Guardian, 2 Oct. 2017 [text]

Breaking the Deadlock: Creating Solutions for Refugees, Sydney, 15 Aug. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video. 

Developments in Australian Refugee Law and Policy: The Abbott and Turnbull Coalition Governments (2013-2016) (Parliamentary Library of Australia, Sept. 2017) [text via APO]

High Court Challenge to Offshore Immigration Detention Power Fails (Refugee Research Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

How Australia Can Help Get the Global Compact on Refugees Over the Line (The Interpreter Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

Land of the Free, but Only for a Few: It's Time for Australia to Bring All Refugees and Asylum Seekers to Safety (Human Rights Watch, Oct. 2017) [text]

Rebuilding our Damaged Reputation:  A Strategy for Australian Leadership on Refugee Protection, Adelaide, Australia, 7 Sept. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for slides and podcast; transcript is available on RCOA web site.

"Refugee Policies of Detention, Turnbacks Rejected in the 70s," ABC's The World Today, 2 Oct. 2017 [access via Kaldor Centre]
- Follow link for podcast.

What Can the Australian Census Tell Us about Australia's Response to the Global Refugee Crisis? (Devex, Sept. 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (16 Sept. 2017)

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