Australia Network News | Call for Australia to Drop Asylum Detention

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The ABC Asia Pacific News Center highlighted our report A New Approach: Breaking the Stalemate of Refugee & Asylum Seekers and its broad support among political and industry leaders.

Prominent Australians from a broad spectrum of industry and politics have backed a call for the scrapping of mandatory detention for asylum seekers.

They support a return to a bipartisan – or politically cooperative – approach.

The recommendation is being made in a new policy paper from a body called the Center for Policy Development. 

The full article can be accessed here .

Manus Island Immigration Detention Center

Read the full CPD report, A New Approach: Breaking the Stalemate of Refugee & Asylum Seekers here.

A New Approach comprehensively critiques Australia’s refugee and asylum policies and finds they are inhumane, ineffective and expensive.

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