Refugee Resettlement

Outsiders: boats and babies and Here Come The Habibs

This session was originally broadcast on the ABC’s Radio National on 7 February 2016. The High Court has affirmed the Australian Government’s right to operate offshore detention centres, but the politics remain fraught....

Menadue and Keating’s new book Fairness, Opportunity and Security: Filling the Policy Vacuum

CPD founder and fellow John Menadue and former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Michael Keating launched their new book Fairness, Opportunity and Security: Filling the Policy Vacuum. This book...

First meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | August 2015

The first Dialogue meeting took place in late August 2015. Download key documents below and read on for a statement from Dialogue members and photos from the meeting. To see the participants profiles for the first meeting...

CPD Fellow Peter Hughes: “Is our region ready for a displacement crisis?”

Asia and Pacific governments need to increase their preparedness both at the national level, and collectively, to understand the nature of any displacement and to have the capacity to respond, writes Peter Hughes.  The...

Introduction to the Track II Dialogue

Forced migration, asylum seeker and refugee flows continue to be hot topics in Australia, featuring strongly in our national conversation, political debates and media. They are also significant issues for our regional neighbours. CPD...

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Huffington Post on Beyond the Boats | December 2014

Travers McLeod is interviewed by Kyle Knight about Australia’s asylum seeker and refugee policy and CPD’s recent report Beyond the Boats, which recommended a regional Track II dialogue. “The fact that [Operation Sovereign Borders] has...

Beyond the boats: building an asylum and refugee policy for the long term | Report launch and media

Asylum and refugee policy report launched by The Hon Fred Chaney AO, Senior Australian of the Year 2014 and CPD Patron The Beyond the boats report stemmed from a high-level roundtable on asylum and refugee policy held at Parliament...

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...

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The Sydney Morning Herald | 5 November 2014

Australia needs long term policy to handle immigration, says major new report Sarah Whyte talks to Paris Aristotle about Beyond the boats  The Abbott government may have claimed victory in stopping the boats, but...

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Beyond the boats: building an asylum and refugee policy for the long term | LANDMARK REPORT | November 2014

Report from a high level roundtable on asylum and refugee policy convened by CPD, Australia21 and the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (UNSW) Now that the acute phase of boat arrivals appears over,...