The mounting urgency about asylum seekers trying to reach the UK by boat does not sweep aside the need for reasoned and rational policymaking.
Australians who normally live overseas will face an even tougher time coming back to Australia, under new rules that start this week.
More than two-thirds of requests to go to the UK were approved, compared to just 46% for trips to India and 59% to China.
Denying protection to asylum seekers is neither sustainable nor defensible as long-term policy. Here are ways to make the screening process at airports more just when the borders do reopen.
A proposed permanent ban on some refugees would entrench the separation of families, says a UNSW joint submission to a Senate committee hearing today.
Australia's latest asylum policy appears to be deportation by destitution, writes Claire Higgins.
The Immigration Minister's reference to 'fake refugees' stands in stark contrast to the principles for Australia’s refugee policy presented to parliament 40 years ago this week, writes Claire Higgins.
UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Türk will launch UNSW’s Grand Challenge on Refugees & Migrants with a rare public address on Friday 18 November.
Australia has a seat at the table, but what will we offer, asks Frances Voon.
Ensuring refugees are protected in the current national and international climate is the central challenge to be discussed at UNSW’s Kaldor Centre annual conference this week.