Australia’s man-made crisis on Nauru: Six years on (full text)

This is the full text of the report, Australia's Man-made Refugee Crisis: Six years on. Six years after the Australian government began sending people seeking asylum to Nauru, there are still around 900 people left on the island, including an estimated 109 children. All of them will have been there for over four years. Almost 200 people lived in a processing centre, including 14 children, until they were cleared out along with tents and temporary accommodation they were living in for the Pacific Island Forum.
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Starving them out: How the Australian Government is forcing people seeking asylum into destitution (full text)

Over the past 25 years, people have been supported while seeking asylum through a basic living allowance and limited casework. These support programs were designed so that people can more effectively resolve their claims for protection. This policy brief sets out changes to these programs that are likely to see significant numbers of people become homeless and hungry.
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Report of 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on resettlement (full report)

The vast unmet need for refugee resettlement from Africa and the opportunities for communities to engage in the sponsorship of refugees were two of the key themes discussed when representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), governments and NGOs from resettlement states and other inter-governmental bodies gathered in Geneva for the 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR). This is the full report from that meeting.
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State of the Nation 2017: Refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia (full report)

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 (the full version) reflects what we have heard from refugees and people seeking asylum, and the people supporting them
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Eroding our identity as a generous nation: Community views on Australia’s treatment of people seeking asylum (full report)

This report (in full) outlines the issues and concerns about Australia’s asylum policies and practices that RCOA gathered in 2014 and 2015. It provides an overview of the issues that people seeking asylum themselves have raised, as well as concerns communicated by individuals and agencies supporting people seeking asylum.
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Barriers to education for people seeking asylum and refugees on temporary visas (full report)

Refugees on temporary visas and up to 30,000 people in Australia awaiting processing of their refugee status applications are being denied an opportunity to study in the tertiary sector. This report (in full text) highlights barriers people seeking asylum and refugees on temporary visas face in accessing secondary school and further education.
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Delays in citizenship applications for permanent refugee visa holders (full-text)

Citizenship provides refugees with a sense of meaningful security and protection, and better enables them to sponsor family members for Australian visas and travel to visit family. This research raises serious questions about discrimination in access to citizenship for refugees who came by boat to Australia. The full text of our report on this research can be read here.
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