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Attention all disadvantaged asylum seekers: No advantage for you Migration 

Attention all disadvantaged asylum seekers: No advantage for you

The Australian Government has become increasingly tough on asylum seekers arriving by boat, further committing itself to a deterrence strategy. This has culminated in tragedies and advertising campaigns in Afghanistan. Jane, an anonymous writer and refugee advocate, debunks the deterrence myth and tries to find the place of compassion in the Government's policy. Continue reading
Climate Change and migration: what we need to be doing right now Environment Ethics in development Human Rights Humanitarian Relief & Post-Conflict Migration 

Climate Change and migration: what we need to be doing right now

Climate Change is happening, but we do not seem to realise it. The socio-economic impacts of Climate Change are enormous and the implications for human well-being are frightening. Erin Nash tackles the tricky landscape of Climate Change and migration, unpacking the concept of 'climate refugees'. Who are they? Where will they go? Who will pay? Are they refugees? Continue reading