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Publications by Claire Higgins

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C. Higgins, 'Asylum by Boat: origins of Australia's refugee policy (NewSouth, 2017)

Journal articles and book chapters

J. Betts and C. Higgins, ‘The Sri Lankan civil war and Australia’s migration policy response: a historical case study with contemporary implications’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies (2017) 4(2), 272-285
C. Higgins, ‘Status determination of Indochinese boat arrivals: a ‘balancing act’ in Australia’, Journal of Refugee Studies, (2017), 30 (1), 89-105
C. Higgins, ‘New evidence on refugee status determination in Australia, 1978-1983’, Refugee Survey Quarterly (2016) 35(3), 71-93
C. Higgins, ‘The sustainability of Australia’s offshore processing and settlement policy’, Boat Refugees and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights, Brill Publishing, 2016, 303-326.
C. Higgins, ‘Australia’s little-known in-country programme in Latin America’, Refugee Survey Quarterly, is. 1, 2014, 8-24
C. Higgins, ‘Archives, Oral History, and Australian Refugee Policy’ in Circa: The Journal of Professional Historians, is. 2, 2011, 68-73.
C. Higgins, ‘Migrant Women and their Trade Unions’, J. Kimber and P. Love (eds.), The Time of Their Lives: Histories of the Eight Hour Day and Working Life (Sydney: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 2007), 123-135.

Opinion pieces
C. Higgins, 'Australia is bankrupting its standing with 'deportation by destitution' policy', The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 August 2017.
C. Higgins, 'Humanitarian corridors: a safe pathway, but only for a few', The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 4 August 2017.
C. Higgins, 'Australian refugee policy: twists in the tale', The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 25 May 2017.
C. Higgins, ‘Australian community attitudes to asylum seekers and refugees’, Human Rights Defender, 25(2) August 2016, 25-27.
C. Higgins, ‘How Australia turned its back on the refugee crisis’, CNN, 1 July 2016
F. Voon and C. Higgins, ‘Peter Dutton’s comments are out of step with the evidence and international thinking’, The Conversation, 19 May 2016
C. Higgins, ‘Changing the conversation can lead to a better way on asylum seekers’, The Conversation, 17 May 2016
C. Higgins and R. Arar, ‘Refugees and an avalanche of numbers’, Policy Forum, Asia-Pacific Policy and Society, Australian National University, 21 December 2015
C. Higgins and K. Murray, ‘The high price of Australia’s refugee policy’, Policy Forum, Asia-Pacific Policy and Society, Australian National University, 6 November 2015
C. Higgins, ‘Australia’s foreign policy and refugee resettlement’, The Interpreter, The Lowy Institute for International Policy, 14 September 2015
C. Higgins, ‘Experts are being edged out of the refugee review system. Why?’, The Guardian, 16 July 2015
G. Appleby and C. Higgins, ‘How much power is too much when dealing with asylum seekers?’, The Age, 25 June 2015
C. Higgins, ‘Assessing asylum seekers’ status requires procedure not glib dismissal’, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 May 2015
C. Higgins, ‘How our refugee policy has changed since Fraser’, ABC The Drum, 27 March 2015
C. Higgins, ‘Australia should resume processing refugees in their own countries’, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 November 2014
C. Higgins, ‘International legal obligations once shaped our refugee policy’, Pearls and Irritations, 23 October 2014
B. Douglas and C. Higgins, ‘Beyond Operation Sovereign Borders’, Inside Story, 1 August 2014
C. Higgins, ‘Towed back or locked up: Australia’s refugee policy’, Government Gazette, European Union, July 2014, p. 83
C. Higgins, ‘Slow refugee processing creates fear and uncertainty on Manus Island’, The Conversation, 19 June 2014
J. Chia and C. Higgins, ‘Penny-wise, pound foolish: how to really save money on refugees’, The Conversation, 12 June 2014

Submissions and reports

J. McAdam, G. Appleby and C. Higgins, ‘Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015’, Submission to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Parliament of Australia, by the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW, 1 April 2015
B. Douglas, C. Higgins, A. Keski-Nummi, J. McAdam and T. McLeod, Beyond the Boats: Building an Asylum and Refugee Policy for the Long Term, Report Following a High Level Roundtable, Australia21, Centre for Policy Development and the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Canberra, 2014
C. Higgins, Offshore Refugees: Settlement experiences of humanitarian arrivals in Victoria (Melbourne, Victorian Parliamentary Library Research Service, 2009)

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