Posts tagged Asylum Seekers

The Drum | 22 January 2014

Allegations of asylum seeker abuse; children in detention centres; conflict in Syria. CPD’s outgoing Executive Director Miriam Lyons joins former NSW Liberal leader, now with Barton Deakin, Peter Collins, the economics editor for The Age, Peter Martin and host Julia Bairdmore

Inside Story | 27 June 2013

No country is an island…  Australia could help improve safety, shelter and healthcare through developing regional arrangements According to CPD Fellow Arja Keski-Nummi, Australia is hardly doing its part when it comes to refugees, with several million in the Asia-Pacificmore

Crikey | 11 June 2013

Asylum seeker policies that utilise scare tactics will not work. Both major parties want to tighten up the refugee determination process and stop the boats, CPD’s John Menadue and Arja Keski-Nummi ask, ‘where is the voice for decency?’. Tony Abbottmore

The Wire | 13 June 2013

A comparison of immigration policies… While both major parties pursue populist policies, whether either set will work is questionable. CPD fellow Arja Keski-Nummi discusses the details and compares the party policies on immigration, with asylum seekers a major issue this election.more