Kaldor Centre News

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.

5 Questions: Hilary Evans Cameron

Published on : 18/11/2019

At a time when many around the world are fleeing their homes, seeking refugee protection has become a game of chance, says Dr Hilary Evans Cameron, keynote speaker at the upcoming

Dr Claire Higgins awarded DECRA to compare safe access to asylum

Published on : 15/11/2019

In an era of record forced migration, Kaldor Centre Senior Research Fellow Dr Claire Higgins has won a prestigious, highly competitive Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) to investigate policies that enable safe passage for refugees.

Five Questions: on the Bomana Immigration Centre

Published on : 17/10/2019

In August 2019, Papua New Guinea’s immigration department moved dozens of men, who had been held on Manus Island and deemed not to be refugees, to a Port Moresby facility, the Bomana Immigration Centre.

There's no airport border 'crisis', only management failure of the Home Affairs department

Published on : 14/10/2019

Regina Jefferies, Affiliate, Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW and Daniel Gh

A Well-Founded Fear of Being Persecuted … But When?

Published on : 08/10/2019

By Jane McAdam

Human breakdown, in 28 notes

Published on : 30/09/2019

Lauren Martin   

The first substantial report describing the ‘dire’ mental health situation in Australia’s offshore detention regime emerged in November 2012, just weeks after the first people were transferred offshore. Many more were to come.  


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