Website Links - Information
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
June 2019: Explore the full Kaldor Centre Principles for Australian Refugee Policy or read the summary and key priorities.
Over 70 organisations have endorsed this Platform for Change, including Gadrc https://www.choosehumane.org.au/
Mums 4 Refugees:
Seeking the involvement and support of mothers from all cultural, social and political spectrums, who want to see a compassionate an inclusive approach taken...
Asylum Seeker Centre Sydney:
Address 43 Address: 43 Bedford Street, Newtown NSW 2042 - Phone: (02) 9078 1900
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Melbourne - Kon Karapanagiotidis:
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.
Refugee Advice & Casework Service, Sydney https://www.racs.org.au/
Refugee Action Coalition:
www.refugeeaction.org.au Refugee Action Coalition Sydney (RAC) is a community activist organisation
Asylum Insight Facts & Analysis
http://www.asyluminsight.com/#/asylum-in-australia/ Comprehensive information relating to seeking asylum in Australia.
Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group:
Refugee Council of Australia:
Service Directories - https://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/services/service-directories/
Save the Children Australia: www.savethechildren.org.au
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: www.unhcr.org.au
Australia for UNHCR https://www.unrefugees.org.au/about-us/our-organisation/
Ref World: www.refworld.org
Refugee Research Online provides a platform for academic and non-academic research and comment on issues surrounding people seeking asylum and refugees. http://refugeeresearchonline.org/about/
Children out of Immigration Detention: www.chilout.org/ (Wound up in June 2018. This website has been left intact as an historical narrative of Chilout’s work.) See current Facebook page @Chilout Revived
End Child Detention https://endchilddetentionoz.com/
Australian Medical Association - AMA:
Australian Human Rights Commission - AHRC:
https://www.humanrights.gov.au - Search - The Forgotten Children Report (National inquiry into children in immigration detention, 2014)
Australian Human Rights Institute: https://www.humanrights.unsw.edu.au/
UNSW Law - University of New South Wales- Sydney NSW 2052
Human Rights Law Centre:
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 and advocacy. Facebook page: Human Rights Law Centre.
Human Rights Watch:
Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce:
United Nations Human Rights: Office of the High Commissioner www.ohchr.org
Department of Home Affairs: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/
Nauru Government Information Office: www.naurugov.nr
Sanctuary Australia Foundation: www.sanctuaryaustraliafoundation.org.au
House of Welcome: https://www.stfrancis.org.au/
Refugee Support Services - St Vincent De Paul Society https://www.vinnies.org.au
VDSA - Valerio Daniel de Simoni Assoc. http://www.valeriodesimoni.org
These organisations also may have relevant material online -
https://www.facebook.com/pg/HomeAmongtheGumTreesNSW/about/?ref=page_internal..Home Among the Gum Trees - Support for asylum seekers. Country Australians in NSW invite asylum seekers to holiday in rural and coastal towns.
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission The Forgotten Children report 2016 update
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Report August 2015
Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru–
Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers August 2012 https://www.kaldorcentre.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/expert-panel-report.pdf
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>
Jane McAdam & Fiona Chong - REFUGEE RIGHTS and POLICY WRONGS, A frank, up-to-date guide by experts, UNSW Press, 2019
Behrouz Boochani, NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAIN, Picador, 2018
Madeline Gleeson OFFSHORE – Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru, published by newsouth 2016
Claire Higgins, ASYLUM BY BOAT: Origins of Australia’s Refugee Policy, UNSW Press, 2017
Mark Isaacs, THE UNDESIRABLES: inside Nauru, Hardie Grant books Melbourne 2014
Mark Isaacs, NAURU BURNING An uprising and its aftermath, editia.com, 2016
Daniel Ghezelbash, REFUGE LOST: Asylum Law in an Interdependent World, Cambridge University Press, 2018
Eva Orner, CHASING ASYLUM 2016
Other websites mentioned in Madeline Gleeson’s notes to her book Offshore
Other State-Based Organisations
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.
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
May 25, 2016 - We are fighting for humane refugee policy: no mandatory or. ... Refugee Action Coalition
Refugee Action Committee CAMPAIGN (ACT) 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 ...
The following is a list of links to further information sources as published on the ASRC website.
(www.homeaffairs.gov.au) Dept of Home Affairs - immigration & customs border policy