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Defending human rights: community-based asylum seekers in Queensland

Community based asylum seekers, or 'refugee claimants', arrive in Australia with valid documentation and apply for asylum after arrival. While the difficulties they experience are well understood by those who work to support them, until recently there has been little documented evidence of their circumstances...

Problem gambling in NESB communities in Queensland: a pilot study

This report documents research looking at problem gambling within non-English speaking background communities in Queensland. In addition to assessing the motivations and impacts of problem gambling, a prevalence study attempts to estimate the rates of problem gambling within the Chinese, Greek and Vietnamese communities. The...