Kaldor Centre News

Dr Gabrielle Appleby talks to the Law Report on RN about the discretionary force at detention centres

Published on : 12/06/2015

Kaldor Centre member, Dr Gabrielle Appleby, talks with Radio National's Law Report on the proposed Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill.  Dr Appleby explains that the Bill allows employees in immigration

Submission to the World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific

Published on : 05/06/2015

Professor Jane McAdam, Director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, provided a submission to the World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific.

Human vs ‘natural’ causes of displacement: the relationship between conflict and disaster as drivers of movement

Published on : 01/06/2015

In 2011, more than a million people were displaced across borders from southern Somalia, forced to flee the combined effects of severe drought and prolonged conflict in the country. This year, many thousands of Nigerian refugees, having already fled violent attacks in the northeast of the country, are at risk of further displacement due to flooding in neighbouring Niger.

Forced Migration Review - Disasters and displacement in a changing climate

Published on : 20/05/2015

The latest issue of Forced Migration Review discusses disasters and displacement in a changing climate.

2015-2016 Budget

Published on : 13/05/2015

The 2015-2016 Federal Budget sees a continued emphasis on the deterrence of asylum seekers and offshore settlement.

ANU Climate Change Institute presents 'Climate Change and Migration: Prospects and Policy'

Published on : 24/03/2015

On the 24 March 2015, the ANU Climate Change Institute hosted 'Climate Change and Migration: Prospects and Policy’. Kaldor Centre Director, Professor Jane McAdam presented alongside Professor Jon Barnett from Melbourne University.

Advisory Committee members support Prof Gillian Triggs and the Human Rights Commission

Published on : 17/02/2015

Members of the Kaldor Centre’s Advisory Committee issued a media release on 17 February 2015 expressing their concern at the professional and personal attacks on Professor Triggs following the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on children in immigration detention.

Advisory Committee member Prof Guy S Goodwin-Gill: is it legal to strip dual nationals of citizenship?

Published on : 17/02/2015

Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill was interviewed by Fran Kelly on RN Breakfast about the legality in international law of deprivation of citizenship and the law on statelessness.

Advisory Committee member Nick Greiner calls on the government to scrap mandatory detention of children

Published on : 16/02/2015

Former NSW Liberal Premier and Kaldor Centre Advisory Committee member, Nick Greiner, has criticized the Abbott government’s ‘abhorrent’ practice of locking up children in immigration detention, saying Australia should join the rest of the civilised world a

Madeline Gleeson presents at the Sydney Centre for International Law's 2014 Year in Review conference

Published on : 06/02/2015

Kaldor Centre Research Associate Madeline Gleeson gave a presentation on key developments in international refugee law in 2014 at the Sydney Centre for International Law's 2014 Year in Review conference.


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