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Australian refugee policy: Twists in the tale

OPINION: Dr Claire Higgins, The Interpreter, 25 May 2017.

Two Coalition MPs join Tim Watts in call for more private sponsorship of refugees

Professor Jane McAdam speaks to The Guardian (23 May 2017) regarding Labor MP, Tim Watts gaining support in his bid to increase private sponsorship of refugees.

Professor Jane McAdam, said the proposal was welcomed, “because it will enable more refugees to find protection in Australia, simultaneously stimulating the economy, schools and resources in rural areas”.

Digital media experts call for greater Facebook transparency

David Vaile speaks to ABC PM Radio (22 May 2017) regarding the recent leak of Facebook's guidelines outlining the social media network's guidelines for content monitoring.

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Upcoming Events

UNSW Law Journal 40(2) Launch – The Individual Judge

Event date: 
29 May 2017
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Clayton Utz, Level 15, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney 2000

The University of New South Wales Law Journal will launch Issue 40(2) at the Sydney offices of Clayton Utz on 29 May 2017, from 

Creating Safe Zones and Safe Corridors in Conflict Situations: Providing Protection at Home or Preventing the Search for Asylum?

Event date: 
7 June 2017
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, UNSW Law Building

Seven years into the Syrian conflict, more than 11 million people have been displaced by the violence.

UNSW Law Book Forum - The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

Event date: 
8 June 2017
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law Building

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