The 'medevac' law provides protection from people who do not recognise the legitimate medical needs of asylum seekers, UNSW's Kaldor Centre will tell a Senate inquiry on Monday.
UNSW Chancellor David Gonski launched the evidence-based Kaldor Centre Principles for Australian Refugee Policy in Sydney last night.
Since its establishment five years ago, the Kaldor Centre and its world-leading research have directly influenced policy and public debate about protecting refugees and forced migrants.
Obama diplomat Anne Richard will speak at UNSW on how the US-Australia agreement to resettle Manus and Nauru refugees was reached.
Frustrated by the distortions, two refugees funded a centre focused on the facts about people seeking asylum.
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to negotiate a better international system for protecting refugees and migrants is analysed in a new policy brief from the Kaldor Centre at UNSW Law.
The Kaldor Centre Conference at UNSW on 24 November will see key players debate the pitfalls and potential of planned new global agreements on refugees and migrants.
It is important to keep in mind all of the men caught up in Australia's abrupt withdrawal from Manus Island, writes Madeline Gleeson.
Warnings from almost 40 years ago about the perils of detaining asylum seekers have proved prescient, writes Claire Higgins.
The Kaldor Centre's Claire Higgins has gone behind the scenes to take readers into key decision-making moments that shaped Australia's refugee policy.