Below is a list of recent articles that have appeared relating to Australia’s treatment of those seeking asylum and refugees.
A very moving piece by Lisa Stewart on her first impressions of visiting Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (euphemism for a detention centre)
Julian Burnside writes on the society we have become. This piece is based on the Tim Costello Lecture, delivered by Julian Burnside on September 18.
Chloe Hooper writes about Shen Narayanasamy, GetUp!’s human rights campaign director. Her No Business in Abuse (NBIA) campaign has been targeting Transfield’s investors, clients and financiers, asking them to reconsider their relationships with the company.
Resettlement of Syrian refugees
Julian Burnside providing some facts about Australia’s refugee intake.
Aloysious Mowe SJ, Director of Jesuit Refugee Service, gives the facts on the calls that preference for resettlement be given to Christians.