refugees

diverse_faces_all_wear_facemasks.jpeg

Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.

young afghan children leave an airport after leaving the country

An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.

Afghan refugees

Canada is offering to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees, including women’s leaders and journalists. Why has Australia so far been unwilling to make the same declaration?

sad woman with mask

A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

man looking out onto the water

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.

a street protester holds a sign that says free the refugees

The Home Affairs Minister says Australia is exploring resettlement overseas for 'broad cohorts' of people. But such deals do not get Australia off the hook.

person holding up sign

This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government's long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.

People protesting refugee policy

If history is any guide, the new US president’s forward-thinking approach toward refugee resettlement could help drive Australia’s commitments to refugee protection, too.

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

The study of the Holocaust, as the ultimate example of genocide, allows teachers to raise the universal message of human rights abuses and mass violence.

Refugee Zaki Haidari behind a wire fence

UNSW Centre for Ideas, UNSW Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and Guardian Australia launch a new storytelling project.

Pages