Kaldor Centre News

The dirty history surrounding Rohingya movements since 1978

Published on : 25/02/2021
Phil Robertson

Could the Biden administration pressure Australia to adopt more humane refugee policies?

Published on : 02/02/2021

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.

In Australia and the UK, focus is on costs of detention

Published on : 01/02/2021

On the basis that ‘it’s cheaper’, Australia’s Home Affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has in recent weeks released about 60 refugees into the community, a policy about-face that suddenly brought the costs of immigration detention

Apply now for our Displaced Scholars Peer Mentoring Program

Published on : 28/01/2021

Applications are now open for the new Displaced Scholars Peer Mentoring Program from UNSW's Kaldor Centre and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute at Lund University.

Pandemics and internal borders: is history repeating itself?

Published on : 30/11/2020

UNSW Sydney academics receive a Special Research Initiative grant for a project on internal border regulation in Australia around public health concerns.

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.


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