Asylum seekers and refugees

  • Australia21 - Easter long weekend cartoon by Peter Broelman
    And Jesus said examine your public policy
    Posted: April 20, 2017

    Australia21 is in the business of researching the public policy settings that would help to make the world a better place. So it’s timely to offer a few observations, in […]

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  • Launch of “Beyond the boats”
    Posted: November 5, 2014

    “Beyond the boats: building an asylum and refugee policy for the long term” was launched on 5 November at Parliament House by Fred Chaney AO. The report provides a clear way forward and was a partnership between Australia21, the Renata and Andrew Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the Centre for Policy Development.

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  • Youth Roundtable on Refugee and Asylum Seeker Policy
    Posted: June 10, 2014

    Around 40 young people attended the YoungA21 event – Refugee and Asylum Seeker Policy: A framework for the Future at the ANU on 29 May. The outcome will be a short paper which will be included in the deliberations of the expert roundtable on this topic to be held at Parliament House in July.

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  • Launch of “Refugees and asylum seekers: Finding a better way”
    Posted: December 16, 2013

    At Parliament House on 17 December Sir William Deane AC launched Australia21’s collection of essays by 24 notable Australians on a fresh approach to refugee and asylum seeker policy. Go to Publications to download a copy. Also available in hard copy for purchase.

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  • Ali’s story of finding asylum (Video)
    Posted: December 10, 2013

    Read about stage one of Australia21’s project which comprises a collection of essays by notable Australians – “Refugees and asylum seekers: finding a better way”

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