How did we get here? A reflection on 25 years of Australian asylum seeker policy

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

By Savitri Taylor I’ve been thinking and writing about Australia’s asylum seeker and refugee policy for 25 years. When I started back in 1991, Labor was in government federally. Between then and now, I’ve seen both Labor and Coalition governments… Continue Reading

Savitri Taylor in The Conversation: ‘The Australian Border Force puts the final nail in transparency’s coffin’

Savitri Taylor The Conversation La Trobe refugee immigration

On July 1 the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service merged with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Hence, The Australian Border Force was born. Savitri Taylor, Associate Professor at La Trobe Law School, whose research focuses on refugee laws… Continue Reading