Website Links   -   Information

 

Website links:

The Kaldor Centre:

The Kaldor Centre for Refugee Law at UNSW    http://www.kaldorcentre.unsw.edu.au 

Sign up for their regular informative Newsletters:    http://www.kaldorcentre.unsw.edu.au/newsletters

REFUGEE RESEARCH BLOG:

Hosted by Researchers for Asylum Seekers, an interdisciplinary organisation based at the University of Melbourne, the site is edited by Rhys Stephens.    https://refugeeresearchblog.wordpress.com/

Children out of Immigration Detention:

www.chilout.org/

Group of parents and citizens opposed to the mandatory detention of children in immigration detention centres. Includes fact sheets and articles.

End Child Detention:

www.endchilddetention.org/essential.../chilout-children-immigration-detention...

Mums 4 Refugees:

www.mums4refugees.org.au/about-us/                 https://www.facebook.com/mums4refugees/

Seeking the involvement and support of mothers from all cultural, social and political spectrums, who want to see a compassionate an inclusive approach taken... 

http://bower.org.au    -    From House to Home crowd funded project.  

Refugee Action Coalition:

www.refugeeaction.org.au      Refugee Action Coalition Sydney (RAC) is a community activist organisation

Asylum Seeker Centre Sydney:

https://asylumseekerscentre.org.au/contact-us

Address 43 Address:  43 Bedford Street, Newtown NSW 2042   -   Phone:  (02)  9078 1900

Asylum Seeker  Resource Centre Melbourne - Kon Karapanagiotidis:

www.asrc.org.au/

Based in Footscray Melbourne. Established for 15 years.  Australia's largest asylum seeker advocacy, aid and health organisation, promoting and protecting the human rights of asylum seekers. 

Asylum Insight Facts & Analysis

http://www.asyluminsight.com/#/asylum-in-australia/

Love Makes a Way:

www.lovemakesaway.org.au            

#LoveMakesAWay is a movement of Christians seeking an end to Australia's inhumane asylum....

Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group:

www.bmrsg.org.au

Refugee Rights Action Network:

Refugee Rights Action Networkwww.rran.org

Refugee Council of Australia:

www.refugeecouncil.org.au/

Welcome to the Refugee Council of Australia. ... people seeking asylum and the many brave and committed communities and organisations supporting them.

Service Directories - https://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/services/service-directories/

 Save the Children Australia:

www.savethechildren.org.au     -      search for "the dark truth about Nauru"

Save United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees:

UNHCR  www.unhcr.org.au

UNICEF: 

Welcome Australia made a submission to the senate inquiry - www.unicef.org/ifobycountry/nauru_statistics.html

Australian Medical Association - AMA: 

www.ama.com.au/position-statement/health-care-asylum-seekers-and-refugees-2011-revised-2015

Australian Association of Social Workers:

www.aasw.asn.au/document/item/2483 

Australian Human Rights Commission - AHRC:

https://www.humanrights.gov.au     -     eg: The Forgotten Children Report, Sydney

Australian Human Rights Centre:

www.ahrcentre.org

UNSW Law - University of New South Wales- Sydney NSW 2052

Ph: +61 2 9385 1803     E-mail: diane.macdonald@unsw.edu.au      Web: www.ahrcentre.org

Human Rights Law Centre:

www.hrlc.org.au

Melbourne based - an independent, not-for-profit organisation which protects and promotes human rights in Australia and beyond, through a strategic mix of legal action , advocacy. https://www.facebook.com/HumanRightsLawResourceCentre

Human Rights Watch:

www.hrw.org

Amnesty International:

www.amnesty.org

Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce:

www.acrt.com.au

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights:

www.ohchr.org

Asylum Sight:

www.asylumsight.com

Ref World:

www.refworld.org

Department of Immigration and Border Protection:

www.border.gov.au

 

Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers - August 2012:

Report of the expert panel on asylum seekers, Monash Arts: artsonline.monash.edu.au/.../expert_panel_on_asylum_seekers_full_repo...

Aug 3, 2012 - 3. Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers, August 2012

Nauru Refugee Statement:

www.scribd.com     -    eg: doc/235771504/statement-from-the-more-than-fifty-nauru-refugees

Nauru Government Information Office:

www.naurugov.nr

www.facetofaceintercultural.com.au/organisations-supporting-refugees-...

www.sanctuaryaustraliafoundation.org.au

House of Welcome:

www.houseofwelcome.com.au

House of Welcome is independent of Government and relies entirely on the support of Churches and the Community. They collect clothing for refugees and are situated close to Villawood.

Refugee Support Services - St Vincent De Paul Society - Good Works:

https://www.vinnies.org.au

 

These organisations also may have relevant material on the internet

Red Cross Australia;

Mission Australia;

Caritas;

Salvation Army

 

Facebook groups

Refugee Survivors and ex-Detainees

Nauru’s Refugees’ News

GADRC Melbourne

GADRC NSW

GADRC - Bendigo

Mums4Refugees

Free the Children NAURU

 

Reading List

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

www.unicef.org/crc/

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AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission The Forgotten Children report 2016 update

https://www.humanrights.gov.au/sites/.../forgotten_children_2014.pdf

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Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Report August 2015

Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru–

www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary.../Regional.../Regional.../Final_Report

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Grandmother Diane Gosden's PhD thesis on the refugee movement 2001-2006

2012, 'I Had To Do Something. I Couldn't Do Nothing!': Citizen Action In Support Of Asylum Seekers In Australia, 2001-2006.   

School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales. Available at: <www.unsworks.unsw.edu.au/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?docId=unsworks_10624&vid=UNSWORKS>

Books

Madeline Gleeson OFFSHORE – Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru, published by newsouth 2016

Mark Isaacs, THE UNDESIRABLES: inside Nauru,  Hardie Grant books Melbourne 2014

Mark Isaacs, NAURU BURNING An uprising and its aftermath, editia.com, 2016

Eva Orner, CHASING ASYLUM 2016

 

Other websites mentioned in Madeline Gleeson’s notes to her book Offshore

 www.newsroom.border.gov.au

www.naurugov.nr

www.treaties.un.org

Other State-Based Organisations

Refugee Action Collective Queensland

www.rac-qld.org/

The Refugee Action Collective Queensland is a broad group of concerned people from all walks of life dedicated to fighting for the rights of refugees and asylum.  Also on facebook.com.

refugee-rights.net/contact/refugee-action-collective-qld/

The Refugee Action Collective in Brisbane is a broad group of concerned people from all walks of life dedicated to fighting for the rights of refugees and asylum

 

Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

rac-vic.org/

May 25, 2016 - We are fighting for humane refugee policy: no mandatory or. ... Refugee Action Coalition

www.refugeeaction.org.au‎

Refugee Action Committee

refugeeaction.org/

Canberra based network seeking the fair and humane treatment of asylum seekers. Includes facts and analysis on the detention centres and the pacific solution ...

Refugee Rights Action Network WA

rran.org/

 

information:

The following is a list of links to further information sources as published on the ASRC website.