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.
The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law sees a strong and rapid uptake in contributions from humanitarians, academics and refugees.
A proposed permanent ban on some refugees would entrench the separation of families, says a UNSW joint submission to a Senate committee hearing today.
Attempts to repeal the medevac law show why Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs from UNSW’s Professor Jane McAdam and alumna Fiona Chong is a must-read, says the former Wentworth MP.
A refugee policy built on deflecting the issue, rather than confronting it, is not sustainable. We cannot continue to 'contract out' our international obligations.
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.
In 2017 18.8 million people were displaced by natural disasters, with floods accounting for 8.6 million. Climate change is poised to drive those numbers higher still.
We need to think more creatively about pre-emptive responses to displacement linked to the impacts of climate change and disasters, writes Jane McAdam.
UNSW Law Professor Jane McAdam is a finalist in the NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year award.