Refugee policy

The Wire | 19 November 2014

Centre for Policy Development CEO, Travers McLeod, joins Shannon Kilgariff on The Wire to discuss the government’s recent decision to deny refugees who have applied for UNHCR status in Indonesia resettlement in Australia after 1 July 2014. Travers told Themore

The Canberra Times | 22 July 2014

Time to change our perception of asylum seekers Opinion editorial by Travers McLeod, Bob Douglas & Jane McAdam, following the joint High level asylum policy roundtable   This important event was held at Parliament House, Canberra on 11 July. It was aimed at forgingmore

ABC TV The Drum | 2 July 2014

Travers McLeod on The Drum panel CPD’s new Chief Executive Travers McLeod joined host Steve Cannane, Fairfax media’s Jacqueline Maley and Chris Berg from the Institute of Public Affairs. The panel discussion centred on such diverse topics as the possible refoulement of asylum seekers,more

Australian Options | 24 June 2014

CPD CEO Travers McLeod on the long-term repercussions of no transparency on asylum seeker policy In the autumn 2014 edition of Australian Options Magazine, Travers McLeod discusses in his article ‘On War, Water and Information’, the long-term dangers of applying principlesmore

The Age | 14 January 2014

Operation Sovereign Borders – Australia’s “military-led, border security operation” Travers McLeod, CPD’s incoming Chief Executive Officer, suggests that if ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ is being approached as a military operation then it should be assessed as one. Travers’ article in Themore