Liz Emrys


Technology's refuge: the use of technology by asylum seekers and refugees

How do refugees use information communication technologies during flight, displacement and in settlement, asks this report. It examines the impact of Australia’s official policy of mandatory detention on how asylum seekers and refugees maintain links to diasporas and networks of support. Given the restricted contact...

The impact of breaching on income support customers

Between 1995 and mid-2001 there was a large increase in the number of penalties imposed on income support recipients for breaches of social security rules and requirements. Tony Eardley, Jude Brown, Margot Rawsthorne, Kate Norris and Liz Emrys found, among other things, that it tends...