Tag: no advantage

  • From state security to human security: frameworks for refugee protection

    By Nathan Van Wees, Castan Centre In-House Intern With the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia being increasingly undermined, the need to find a more stable and humane response has never been more urgent. On Wednesday night at the Monash Law Chambers, the Castan Centre hosted Ms. Alex Pagliaro, the Refugee Campaigns […]

  • “No advantage” brings no hope

    By Tania Penovic The emergence of ‘no advantage’ as a guiding principle in Australian refugee policy is examined below with reference to recent developments in the management of asylum seekers who attempt to reach Australia by boat. On 28 June 2012, the Gillard government announced the formation of an Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers to […]

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