Refugees

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12 Jan 2019

This open access annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds.

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Scoping review of issues and service responses
11 Dec 2018

This paper looks at what is currently known about intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and what service providers can do to ensure appropriate support is available to this client group.

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3 Dec 2018

This report provides independent medical data demonstrating the extreme mental health suffering on Nauru. MSF strongly reiterates its urgent call for the Australian government to end the policy of offshore detention and immediately evacuate all refugees and asylum seekers from Nauru to avoid further deterioration...

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21 Nov 2018

This report paints a stark picture of a traumatised refugee population which has been hit hard by Australia’s recent healthcare and counselling service cuts, as well as continued threats to their safety.

Journal article

20 Nov 2018

Climate disruption and its consequences are an emerging public health crisis. While much emphasis is placed on adaptation and mitigation, there is no long‐term plan to support those who face environmental displacement.

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9 Nov 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation (BITA) facility in September 2017.

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9 Nov 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre (CIIDC) in August 2017.

Commentary

25 Oct 2018

The Opposition should swallow Scott Morrison’s bitter pill. But it also needs a longer-term plan, writes Peter Mares.

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20 Oct 2018

This study is the product of a research collaboration between AMES Australia and Deloitte Access Economics, and focuses on resettlement of Karen refugees in Greater Bendigo, a substantial regional centre in central Victoria.

Journal article

4 Sep 2018

This is the first study to report on child psychosocial outcomes from the large, representative longitudinal BNLA study. The findings indicate sound adjustment for the majority of young refugees resettled in Australia.

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3 Sep 2018

On 14 September 2012, Australia sent the first people back to Nauru under the second version of its offshore processing policy. This joint report examines what is happening to around 900 people who are still stuck on Nauru six years later, including an estimated 109 children.

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31 Jul 2018

The Victorian government funded the Victorian Refugee Health Network to complete a needs assessment of the responsiveness of the disability and refugee health service system in northern Melbourne. This report details the outcomes of the needs assessment and makes recommendations for service and policy changes...

Commentary

24 Jul 2018

The rising death toll in the Mediterranean reflects a deeper problem with European policy towards irregular migrants.

Guide

20 Jul 2018

This guide provides statistics on the number of boats that have been ‘turned back’ since the practice of removing unauthorised maritime arrivals in Suspected Illegal Entry Vessels (SIEVs) from Australian waters was introduced by the Howard Government (from 2001–2003) and reintroduced by the Abbott Government...

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19 Jul 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Perth Immigration Detention Centre (PIDC) in August 2017.

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19 Jul 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation (AITA) facility in July 2017.

Journal article

17 Jul 2018

This article examines four key areas of concern that will have to be dealt with if an effective policy on climate change-induced migration is to be developed.

Briefing paper

6 Jul 2018

This brief summarises the many changes to Australia’s refugee and asylum policies in recent years. These changes have largely been a political response to an increase in the number of people seeking asylum by boat (51,637 arrivals in the past five years) and in deaths...

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2 Jul 2018

The aim of this report is to illustrate ways in which state and territory governments might safeguard some of the rights of people seeking asylum in Australia.

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29 Jun 2018

This report looks at Indonesia’s efforts to respond to the late 2017 violence against the Rohingya that led to one of the largest, fastest refugee flows on record, with more than 700,000 people flooding into Bangladesh in a matter of weeks.

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