Each year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees publishes detailed information on refugee applications and determinations by States Parties to the Refugee Convention. However, there are noticeable gaps in the utility and availability...

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The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW is seeking to appoint a Communications Officer.

The Communications Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy and targeted communications...

This case note provides an overview of the key facts and findings of the High Court in Plaintiff M68/2015 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Ors [2016] HCA 1, and sets out some of the key developments following the case. The...

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Plaintiff S99/2016 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2016] FCA 483

25/07/2016

This case note provides an overview of the key facts and findings of the Federal Court of Australia in Plaintiff S99/2016 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2016] FCA 483 (Plaintiff S99). The case was originally filed in the High Court before it was referred to Bromberg J in the Federal Court for an urgent hearing and determination.

Offshore processing: failing those we should protect

Madeline Gleeson
20/07/2016

Madeline Gleeson has written a piece in the Law Society Journal titled 'Offshore processing: failing those we should protect'.  

She writes: 'The centres on Nauru and Manus have become gaping sinkholes into which four successive Australian governments have poured billions of dollars and a few thousand lives. And for what? There is no endgame.'

Transfer Tracker

19/07/2016

The Transfer Tracker shows transfers of asylum seekers both from Australia to Regional Processing Centres and repatriations from Nauru and Manus Island. It provides available figures on the populations in Regional Processing Centres. It shows published outcomes of refugee status determination decisions and information about the total number of people found to be refugees in each country.

New role at the Kaldor Centre

18/07/2016

The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW is seeking to appoint a Communications Officer.

The Communications Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy and targeted communications plans for the Kaldor Centre. The role includes responsibility for managing the development and implementation of creative online, print and digital communications and content to effectively communicate the Kaldor Centre’s research and activity to key audiences, in line with the Kaldor Centre’s strategic priorities.

Plaintiff M68/2015 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Ors [2016] HCA 1

13/07/2016

This case note provides an overview of the key facts and findings of the High Court in Plaintiff M68/2015 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Ors [2016] HCA 1, and sets out some of the key developments following the case.

How Australia turned its back on the world's refugee crisis

Dr Claire Higgins
01/07/2016

First published by CNN, 1 July 2016

As the world works to resolve a major international refugee crisis, Australia just wants them to go away.

At the recent World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to find new long-term solutions for refugees.

Out of the shadows

22/06/2016

First published by Claire Morgan in Uniken Winter 2016.

Madeline Gleeson speaks with Al Jazeera's The Listening Post

17/06/2016

Kaldor Centre's Madeline Gleeson was interviewed on Al Jazeera's The Listening Post  in a piece it called the 'challenges of covering the dark side of Australia's refugee policy'.

Global responses to refugees: what is the world thinking?

On the 28 June 2016, the Kaldor Centre hosted a conversation with Dr Jeff Crisp and Professor Jane McAdam on the implications of this year’s international summits to address global displacement.

TuesdayJun 282016

Kaldors increase support for refugee law centre

14/06/2016

The valuable work of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law is set to continue after Andrew and Renata Kaldor increased their financial commitment over the next five years.

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