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Report

5 Nov 2019
75

This report presents a study of one of the most contested areas of public policy in Australia, refugee policy, during one of its worst periods. It is a study of how the refugee sector has engaged with a suite of mechanisms established to keep the...

Commentary

13 Oct 2014
236

It’s time to fundamentally rethink Australia’s approach to asylum seekers, free of narrow assumptions about what’s politically feasible

CURRENT policies to prevent and deter asylum seekers from reaching Australia by boat are justified by the assertion that these policies save lives. Yet forced...

Commentary

15 Apr 2010
307

It’s likely that last week’s decision is based on an overly optimistic assessment of conditions in source countries, writes Savitri Taylor.

Commentary

2 Dec 2009
97

Our border cooperation with regional neighbours has entered questionable territory, writes Savitri Taylor.

Commentary

2 Nov 2009
121

There’s a price to be paid if we wish to remain a liberal society, write Savitri Taylor and Brynna Rafferty-Brown

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