23 January 2018

Regional Focus: Australia


Conference: Refugee Alternatives: Improving Policy, Practice and Public Support, Melbourne, 13-14 February 2018 [info]
- Ticket sales end 12 February 2018.


Australia Must Secure Solutions for Refugees Abandoned on Manus Island (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]
- Includes links to UNHCR's latest fact sheet on the situation of refugees on Manus Island and the report of the Medical Expert Mission to Papua New Guinea.

"An Australia–Indonesia Arrangement on Refugees: Exploring the Structural, Legal and Diplomatic Dimensions," Adelaide Law Review, vol. 38, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

"Community-based Interventions for Building Social Inclusion of Refugees and Asylum seekers in Australia: A Systematic Review," Journal of Social Inclusion, vol. 8, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"Deflection and Deterrence: Europe’s Shrinking Asylum Space and its Parallels with Australian Policies," Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"Different in the Same Way? Language, Diversity, and Refugee Credibility," International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 29, no. 3 (Nov. 2017) [abstract]
- Explores "how Australian guidance on credibility for refugee review decision makers discursively presents diversity, and the impacts this has on decisions in which asylum seekers’ credibility is a central concern." See also related Language on the Move blog post.

Operation Sovereign Borders: A Prehistory (Inside Story, Jan. 2018) [text]
- Book review of Asylum by Boat: Origins of Australia’s Refugee Policy (UNSW Press, Sept. 2017).

Questioning the Australian Refugee Model (Refugees Deeply, Jan. 2018) [text]

"Securitization of Search and Rescue at Sea: The Response to Boat Migration in the Mediterranean and Offshore Australia," International & Comparative Law Quarterly, First View, 16 Jan. 2018 [preprint]

"The Unlucky in the ‘Lucky Country’: Asylum Seekers, Irregular Migrants and Refugees and Australia’s Politics of Disappearance," Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 23, no. 2 (2017) [ResearchGate]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (20 Dec. 2017)

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