Community connections play key role in refugee resettlement

JESS ROBERTSON Growing up, we have the opportunity to go to school, to make our own friends, to meet their parents and create connections through them. We live in a world that's fundamentally made up of networks, and without these … [Read more...]

Calls for review into ‘messy’ refugee determination process

BRENT ROW Calls for the streamlining of Australia's refugee determination process have intensified following a week of intense scrutiny for the Government's controversial off-shore detention centres. Refugee advocates in Australia say … [Read more...]

Violent end shows pressure of life as an asylum seeker

BRENT ROW The Australian Government has drawn widespread condemnation following the death of an Afghan asylum seeker in Victoria at the weekend. 30 year old Afghan refugee Khodayar Amini is believed to have died after he set himself alight … [Read more...]

NGOs join the bandwagon against cruel immigration policies

NICHOLAS McDONALDThe Labor party’s PNG solution and the LNP’s “Operation Sovereign Borders” have drawn criticism from Non-Government Organisations at home and abroad.Among these groups are the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and … [Read more...]