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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.