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)

Close encounters in Melbourne’s immigration ‘prison’

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.

Julian Burnside: Alienation to alien nation.

Shen Narayanasamy in the streets of Collingwood, Melbourne. © Simon O’Dwyer/Fairfax

Shen Narayanasamy in the streets of Collingwood, Melbourne. © Simon O’Dwyer/Fairfax


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.

Burning the stakeholders

Resettlement of Syrian refugees

Julian Burnside providing some facts about Australia’s refugee intake.

Getting the facts straight on refugee resettlement

Aloysious Mowe SJ, Director of Jesuit Refugee Service, gives the facts on the calls that preference for resettlement be given to Christians.

Which refugees would Jesus resettle?

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