State of the Nation 2017: Refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Yet Australia’s approach in recent years has been to punish people seeking asylum, while increasing the numbers of refugees it resettles. This contrasting approach threatens the long and proud history Australia has of successful integration of refugee communities. This report reflects what we have heard from refugees and people seeking asylum, and the people supporting them
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New research published in a special edition of Cosmopolitan Civil Societies

A special edition of the journal Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal was published in August 2016 which focuses on the responses to and experiences of people seeking asylum in Australia and Indonesia. The edition is co-authored by Caroline Fleay and Lisa Hartley, both from the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University.
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