Jane McAdam

Journal article

Kiribati – relocation and adaptation

As well as developing adaptation strategies, the people of Kiribati are having to consider the possibility of permanent relocation.
Audio interview

International refugee law experts release road map for asylum policy

International refugee law experts have laid out what they say are the solutions to Australia's refugee management — a non-partisan and fact-backed roadmap for asylum policy.

Rising seas will displace millions of people – and Australia must be ready

We are going to see more and more climate related disasters. We can do better in the way we prepare for and respond to them. We need a broad, complementary set of policy strategies to assist people and give them choices.

Beyond the boats: building asylum and refugee policy for the long term

Now that the acute phase of boat arrivals appears over, this paper urges all parties to use this opportunity to construct an overarching national asylum and refugee policy for the long term.

Humane rights: The Refugee Convention as a blueprint for complementary protection status

Complementary protection is a relatively new term in the Australian context, describing the protection granted by governments to individuals on the basis of needs falling outside the 1951 Convention framework. Jane McAdam examines the fundamental conceptual connections between international refugee law and human rights law...