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Asylum seekers, refugees and people smuggling - links to the key Parliamentary Library papers

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MARCH 15, 2013

Asylum seekers, refugees and people smuggling—links to the key Parliamentary Library papers

The Parliamentary Library has recently released several new and updated papers on asylum seekers, refugees, boat arrivals and people smuggling.

Links to these papers are included below together with links to other research papers in related areas.


• C Barker, The people smuggler’s business model, 2013 • H Spinks, Destination anywhere? Factors affecting asylum seekers’ choice of destination country, 2013 • J Phillips, The ‘Pacific Solution’ revisited: a statistical guide to the asylum seeker caseloads on Nauru

and Manus Island, 2012


• J Phillips and H Spinks, Boat arrivals in Australia since 1976, updated 2013 • J Phillips, Asylum seekers and refugees: what are the facts?, updated 2013 • J Phillips and H Spinks, Immigration detention in Australia, update forthcoming 2013 • L Buckmaster, Australian government assistance to refugees: fact v fiction, updated 2012

Other relevant papers

• E Karlsen, Developments in Australian refugee law and policy 2010-11, 2012 • C Cooper, The immigration debate in Australia: from Federation to World War One, 2012 • H Spinks et. al., Australian Government spending on irregular maritime arrivals and counter-people smuggling activity, 2011

• E Karlsen, Refugee resettlement to Australia: what are the facts?, 2011 • E Karlsen, J Phillips and E Koleth, Seeking asylum: Australia’s humanitarian program, 2011 • E Karlsen, Developments in Australian refugee law and policy 2007-10: Labor’s first term in office, 2010

• J Phillips, M Klapdor and J Simon-Davies, Migration to Australia since federation: a guide to the statistics, 2010 • E Koleth, Multiculturalism: a review of Australian policy statements and recent debates in Australia and overseas, 2010 • H Spinks, Australia’s settlement services for migrants and refugees, 2009 • B York, Australia and refugees 1901-2002: an annotated chronology based on official sources, 2002.

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