Preorder the new book Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson.

This essential book provides a comprehensive and uncompromising overview of the first three years of offshore processing since it recommenced in 2012....

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Australia is the only reasonable destination for refugees on Manus Island

Madeline Gleeson
27/04/2016

First published in The Age, 27 April 2106

The verdict is in. After three years of false starts and halting progress, the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea has delivered judgment in a landmark case striking at the core of Australia's offshore processing regime in PNG. The ruling of the five judges is clear and unanimous: the detention of 900 men at the Australian-built facility on Manus Island is illegal, unconstitutional, and must end immediately.

PNG court decision forces Australia to act on Manus Island detainees

Madeline Gleeson
27/04/2016

First published in The Conversation, 27 April 2016

A five-judge panel of Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court has held unanimously that the detention of asylum seekers at the Australian-built detention facility on Manus Island is unconstitutional and illegal under PNG law. That detention must end immediately. What is the background to this case? And what might the implications be for Australia’s offshore detention regime?

Sydney Writers Festival panel: What’s making headlines today and the changing nature of journalism

03/05/2016

The Kaldor Centre's Madeline Gleeson will join Judith Whelan, editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, SMH journalists and Bosnian-American writer Aleksandar Hemon to hear their take on what’s making headlines today and the changing nature of journalism.  

Order now 'Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru'

07/04/2016

Order the new book Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson.

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