Kaldor Centre News

Kiribati youth on the sand

New policy brief: How Australia must prepare for climate displacement in the Pacific

Published on : 22/10/2020

‘Climate Change, Disasters and Mobility: A Roadmap for Australian Action’ identifies the reasons why Australia must strengthen its supports for Pacific Islanders who may need to flee their homes – and charts the way towards a win-win future.

Before international travel resumes, airport asylum procedures should be fixed

Published on : 15/09/2020

Kaldor Centre policy brief argues for reform of shadowy process that puts the emphasis on visa cancellation, detention and deportation rather than protection for refugees.

Australian Parliament

Centre points to dangerous consequences of mobile phone ban plan

Published on : 03/07/2020

Enabling Australia’s Border Force and Immigration Minister to ban mobile phones for people in detention would have dangerous consequences, the Kaldor Centre told a Senate committee today, urging the Senate to reject a proposal that would damage individual wellbeing and decrease public accountability.

Parliament House Australia

Kaldor Centre urges principled approach in pandemic legislation

Published on : 13/05/2020

Migrants, refugees, and other displaced people cannot be detained where that would expose them to serious risks to their life or health due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kaldor Centre says in a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights.

Mozambique. One year on, people displaced by Cyclone Idai struggle to rebuild

With nearly 25 million people displaced by disasters in 2019, Kaldor Centre urges UN to work for sustainable solutions

Published on : 07/05/2020

Governments and the United Nations must actively work to prevent and prepare for disasters and the adverse impacts of climate change, and to find sustainable solutions for those who are consequently displaced, according to the Kaldor Centre’s ‘Climate change, disasters and displacement’ project team.


The Kaldor Centre plays a vital role in developing legal, sustainable and humane solutions for displaced people around the world.