Person

Robyn Sampson

Recently added resources

Book

8 Jul 2011
751

This guide presents humane and cost effective mechanisms to prevent the unnecessary and damaging detention of refugees and aims to ensure that detention is only ever used as a last resort. Governments around the world are increasingly using detention as a migration management tool, with...

Report

31 Oct 2009
26

This report describes the key findings of a longitudinal study (2004—2008) investigating the experiences of settlement among a group of 120 recently arrived young people with refugee backgrounds settling in Melbourne, Australia.

Report

25 Oct 2009
199

This report describes the key findings of a longitudinal study (2004—2008) investigating the experiences of settlement among a group of 120 recently arrived young people with refugee backgrounds settling in Melbourne, Australia.

Each year, less than one per cent of the world’s refugees are...

Commentary

Article

8 Oct 2007
73

Like most Western countries, Australia removes, or ‘deports’, asylum seekers whose applications for refugee protection are refused. This is the logical outcome of a fair and reliable refugee assessment system, an outcome that maintains the integrity and strength of refugee protection and limits potential abuse...

Report

1 Oct 2007
112

This study found that current Australian policy and practices lack adequate consideration of health and welfare issues for seriously ill asylum seekers at all stages of the asylum process. In addition, it found that the asylum process in Australia contributes to the deterioration of the...

Items authored 6