Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
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.
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?
A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
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.
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.
This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government's long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.
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.
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.
UNSW Centre for Ideas, UNSW Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and Guardian Australia launch a new storytelling project.