Harriet Spinks

First Name: Harriet
Last Name: Spinks
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Report
29 August 2016

This quick guide outlines the visa requirements and conditions for New Zealanders living in Australia, and provides an overview of the services to which they are entitled as well as restrictions...

Guide
26 July 2016

This guide provides a brief overview of the 457 visa program and statistics on visa grants.

Report
25 February 2016

Provides a chronology that draws on ministerial press statements to trace changes in Australia’s immigration policy in relation to overseas students between 1997 and June 2015.

Report
30 May 2014

As at June 2013 there were an estimated 640,770 New Zealand citizens present in Australia.

Report
4 September 2013

There has been much discussion in both the media and political debate in recent times about the substantial and rising costs to the Australian Government of intercepting, detaining and processing...

Report
4 September 2013

There has been much discussion in both the media and political debate in recent times about the substantial and rising costs to the Australian Government of intercepting, detaining and processing...

Report
23 July 2013

This paper provides a brief overview of the historical and political context surrounding boat arrivals in Australia since 1976.

Introduction

The term ‘boat people’...

Report
20 March 2013

The policy of mandatory detention in Australia (that is the legal requirement to detain all non-citizens without a valid visa) was introduced by the Keating (Labor) Government in 1992 in response...

Report
5 February 2013

The arrival of asylum seekers on Australian shores, particularly those who arrive irregularly by boat, has for many years been a matter of significant political and public concern. This concern...

Report
29 January 2013

The term ‘boat people’ entered the Australian vernacular in the 1970s with the arrival of the first wave of boats carrying people seeking asylum from the aftermath of the Vietnam War. Over half...