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Policy as Punishment: Asylum Seekers in the Community without the Right to Work

Curtin University researchers from the Centre for Human Rights Education have just released the findings of the first academic study into the experiences of asylum seekers living in the community in Australia without the right to work. The study highlights the distress and fear caused by not being able to work and the ongoing uncertainty [...]

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Letter concerning family visa processing being stopped for refugees who arrived by boat

In December 2013, the Minister for Immigration issued Direction 62 which means that any family visa application already submitted to the Department of Immigration by a person who arrived by boat and was then found to be a refugee, will now be placed to the bottom of the processing pile. This effectively stops these family [...]

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Update on the Centre’s activities for 2013

It has been a busy 6 months for the staff at the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) so we thought it was time for an update of our work.
On top of our postgraduate teaching and our 10 year anniversary events that have been organised by Gaylene Galardi with help from all CHRE staff, we [...]

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Experiences of ‘no advantage’: Asylum seekers living in the community

On the 25th of September 2013, Dr Lisa Hartley from the Centre for Human Rights Education spoke to attendees at the “Settling in Western Australia: Government, Service Provider, Community and Researcher Forum” which was organised with the support of The Australian Sociological Association, the Office of Multicultural Interests, and The Settlement Council of Australia. Lisa’s [...]

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Struggling for Asylum – RTR FM interview series

Last week Dr Caroline Fleay was interviewed by RTR FM’s Morning Magazine show as part of their Struggling for Asylum discussion throughout the week. RTR FM interviewed the Refugee Council’s CEO, Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, Get Up’s National Director and Caroline about the recent Rudd Government announcement that all asylum seekers arriving to Australia by [...]

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Report: Released but not yet free

Dr Lisa Hartley and Dr Caroline Fleay have released a research report titled Released but not yet free: Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the Community after Long‐Term Detention. The report explores the experiences of asylum seekers released into the community after long-term immigration detention in Australia (between 15 – 25 months). This is the first [...]

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Award: The Centre receives the Curtin Faculty of Humanities 2012 Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award

Mary Anne Kenny and Lisa Hartley received the award on behalf of the Centre
The Centre for Human Rights Education received the Faculty of Humanities 2012 Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award for research and advocacy in the area of refugee rights. This award was presented at Curtin University on 20 November 2012. The award was in recognition of [...]

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CHRE staff members’ trips to Melbourne and Canberra

It has been a busy time for CHRE staff members during the beginning of the non-teaching break!
On November 12-13th, Dr Lisa Hartley, Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Lucy Fiske from the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) attended the Swinburne University Forced Migration, Migration and Humanitarianism in Australia and Beyond symposium in Melbourne. The symposium [...]

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Centre staff visit Indonesia

Dr Lucy Fiske  and Dr Caroline Fleay from the Centre for Human Rights Education visited Indonesia in October 2012, where they attended the 2nd South East Asian Human Rights Network International Conference on Human Rights and Peace & Conflict in Southeast Asia held in Jakarta. The conference confirmed that human rights are most definitely of [...]

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After the event – Nauru Mark II: The politics of seeking asylum in Australia

The event ‘Nauru Mark II: The politics of seeking asylum in Australia’ that was run by the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University on Tuesday 9 October 2012 was a successful evening with over 110 people in attendance.

People from various industry backgrounds came along to listen to and ask questions of the invited [...]

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