Nathan Hancock


East Timorese asylum seekers: legal issues and policy implications ten years on

This brief provides an overview of the current predicament in which approximately 1650 East Timorese who sought protection from Australia in early 1990s now find themselves. The paper examines the reasons for the lengthy delay in processing their claims for asylum, overviews the pertinent legal...

Terrorism and the Law in Australia: Supporting Materials

Terrorism and the Law in Australia is in two parts: Supporting Materials contains a series of documents on specific issues related to legislative and administrative arrangements.

Terrorism: Legislating for Security

This Research Note briefly summarises existing and proposed anti-terrorist legislation in Australia, emphasising the inherent competition between safety and liberty.