Eleven years is far too long for a final decision on asylum claims. The government’s vision is for a new system that will be both faster and fairer.
Offshore processing is a failed policy that continues to haemorrhage cash, destroy lives and erode the international system for refugee protection.
Why hasn’t Australia done more to ramp up its resettlement program, like Canada and the US?
A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer's intergenerational report.
If only 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution.
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.
Two UNSW academics are on a quest to unearth Holocaust stories more Australians can relate to as survivors pass away.
Australia already has an extensive suite of anti-terrorism legislation, and the government hasn’t clarified what gap, if any, this new bill would fill.
Immigration is neither the problem nor solution in many areas where Australia is off-track, from government debt to environmental action.
Discussion of immigration during the election campaign amounts to nothing but scaremongering, says Adjunct Professor Raja Junankar.