UNSW Law Kaldor Centre Principles for Australian Refugee Policy Key Priorities

Australia has a proud record of welcoming refugees since 1945, giving people a new home, new hope and new opportunities. Our reward has been a strong economy, an authoritative voice in world affairs, and vibrant, globally connected communities. Recently, however, our refugee policy has changed direction; it no longer provides a sustainable, humane response that enables both refugees and Australia to prosper. This is out of step with our shared values as a ‘fair go’ nation that does the right thing by people in need. (Link to full document on our Resources Page)