The 20 year queue: Family reunion for “genuine” refugees unlikely

By Vanessa Bacchetti and Kobra Moradi Imagine being told by the Government that you must wait 20 years to see your family. This happened to 22 year old Ali, a Syrian refugee. His story was told recently by Shen Narayansamy… Continue Reading

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Public Event: ‘Legally Defensible? A Legal Examination of Refugee Policies and Associated Implications’

On 18 February 2016, at La Trobe Law School’s City Campus, the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will be hosting Labor MP Anna Burke and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young as they discuss their parties’ refugee policies and plans. Joining them in discussion… Continue Reading

Wrap up of Refugee Protection in the Asia-Pacific Symposium

La Trobe Law School Refugee protection State Library Victoria

On September 1 2015, La Trobe Law School and La Trobe Asia co-hosted a public forum on refugee protection in the Asia-Pacific, featuring lawyers from Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. The event’s panel included Mary Anne Kenny, a practising Australian… Continue Reading