Kaldor Centre News

Australian OPCAT Network reports on immigration issues

Published on : 10/02/2020

Concerns about ‘cruel and arbitrary treatment’ in Australia’s immigration detention system are laid out in a report by the Australian OPCAT Network.

Goodwin-Gill to receive prestigious Riesenfeld Award

Published on : 10/02/2020

The Kaldor Centre’s Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill will be honoured for his outstanding contributions to the field of international law with the 2020 Stefan A. Riesenfeld Memorial Award.

5 years on from the Andaman Sea 'crisis': Call for papers

Published on : 20/01/2020

In May 2015, more than 5,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis became stranded in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea after people smugglers abandoned their boats and nearby countries refused to let them land.

Kaldor’s Brian Barbour drives path-breaking refugee legal aid pledge with PILnet

Published on : 19/12/2019

With a goal that every refugee would have access to a lawyer, the global legal community committed this week to 125,000 pro bono hours for refugee legal aid, in an extraordinary collaborative pledge unveiled at the

Goodwin-Gill at Bangkok Roundtable

Lawyers’ Roundtable brings strategic thinking to refugee rights in South Asia

Published on : 13/12/2019

With more than 2.6 million refugees in South Asia, Kaldor Centre experts last week joined a Roundtable of Legal Practitioners, to devise legal strategies and coordinate responses.

McAdam named Australian Academy of Law Fellow

Published on : 10/12/2019

UNSW Scientia Professor and Kaldor Centre Director Jane McAdam has been invited to become a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.

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Kaldor Centre Statement on the medevac repeal

Published on : 04/12/2019

The Kaldor Centre is disappointed at today’s repeal of two important measures: the ‘medevac’ framework that provided an avenue for sick people to be brought to Australia from Nauru and Papua New Guinea (PNG) for urgent medical or psychiatric treatment or as

Australian Quarterly looks at Australia’s asylum challenges

Published on : 02/12/2019

In the October-December 2019 issue of Australian Quarterly magazine, the Kaldor Centre’s Tristan Harley has published ‘Global Compact on Refugees: Opportunities for Australian reform and leadership?’.

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Year in Review: Guy S. Goodwin-Gill at the Kaldor Centre Conference 2019

Published on : 27/11/2019

Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill surveyed developments in refugee law and policy and the challenges ahead, as he welcomed guests to the Kaldor Centre Conference on 26 November 2019.


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