Australian immigration

Australia can stand up for the Afghan people, and the time is now
Australia can stand up for the Afghan people, and the time is now
On 19 April, a suicide bomber struck as students were coming out of school in Kabul, Afghanistan, leaving dozens injured and at least six dead. The brutality of the attack – and…
Beyond Fortress Australia
Interactives
Beyond Fortress Australia
The reality of living in a pandemic has dawned on Australia. Covid cases at the time of writing are high and still climbing. The virus is here to stay. Equally clear is that ring…
Chinese-Australians in the Australian Public Service
Policy Briefs
Chinese-Australians in the Australian Public Service
Underutilised in the Australian Public Service, Chinese-Australians are central to our China literacy and future engagement with the rising global superpower.
Migration and border policy links: revoking citizenship, unrest in Turkey, and more
Migration and border policy links: revoking citizenship, unrest in Turkey, and more
In The New York Times, a new report and photoessay offers a glimpse of life for asylum seekers in Indonesia awaiting resettlement. UNHCR has started to inform…
#WorldRefugeeWeek: How Australians feel about refugees
#WorldRefugeeWeek: How Australians feel about refugees
Results from the 2017 Lowy Institute Poll reveal how Australians feel about refugees being settled in Australia. Almost half (48%) of the 1200 Australians surveyed believe that…
Commentary
What do we know about the Central American refugee deal between the US and Australia?
In an opinion piece published in The Guardian, Jiyoung Song provides details on a deal Australia has announced to accept refugees from a US-led camp in Costa Rica.Jiyoung Song
Commentary
Scaling the migration summit
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.Khalid Koser
Analyses
Environmental change and migration: implications for Australia
In the Pacific Islands region, climate change and natural disasters could displace potentially  thousands of people in coming years.  A significant number of these…
Analyses
Responding to boat arrivals in Australia: time for a reality check
With boat arrivals featuring prominently on the Australian political agenda, 2010-2011 saw a flurry of policy proposals focused on mitigating this trend. This report situates…
Analyses
The global financial crisis and international migration: implications for Australia
Khalid Koser, Director of the New Threats and Human Security Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, examines the impact of the global financial crisis on…