Researchers have mapped the hotels known to be used for immigration detention across Australia, creating the first coast-to-coast visualisation of a practice that has operated largely in the shadows for two decades.
Novak Djokovic’s stay at a detention hotel highlights how things should change, migration experts say.
Governments can meet their international protection obligations towards refugees without sacrificing public health, says a human rights law expert.
The mounting urgency about asylum seekers trying to reach the UK by boat does not sweep aside the need for reasoned and rational policymaking.
The legacy of the Tampa affair echoes in Australia’s refugee and immigration policies and systems to this day.
That no Australian government in almost a decade has successfully brought this policy to a formal close is astonishing. In fact, Australia ceased transferring new arrivals offshore in 2014.
This case is important because it represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn't automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he's won damages — and that's unusual.
This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government's long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.
When borders reopen, expanded pathways for refugee admission could help both displaced people and strengthen the Australian community, says a UNSW Law expert.
Federal Court data breach exposes the identities of 400 asylum seekers.