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  •       OCTOBER 12, 2011 Strategic Review of the Student Visa Program Image source: The University of Sydney On 22 September 2011 the Government released the Strategic Review of the Student Visa Program 2011(the Knight Review), along with its response to the Review’s 41 recommendations. The Review recommends making
    Date: 12/10/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1152076 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 2 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 2 Existing statutory requirements under the Migration Act ................................................................. 2 Basis of policy commitment ................................................................................................................ 3 The High Court challenge .................................................................................................................... 6 Implications of the High Court ruling for processing on Papua New Guinea and Nauru
    Date: 22/09/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/1102135 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   AUGUST 22, 2011 Tampa: ten years on Image source: Project Safecom 26 August 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of what became known as the ‘Tampa incident’ where 433 asylum seekers were rescued from an Indonesian fishing boat by a Norwegian container ship—the MV Tampa. Australian authorities
    Date: 22/08/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1024385 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet - PH...

  • Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 1 The Australian Green’s Bill ....................................................................................................................... 2 Existing statutory requirements .............................................................................................................. 3 Previous declarations ............................................................................................................................... 4 Background to the existing power ........................................................................................................... 5 The Malaysia Arrangement ...................................................................................................................... 6 Parliamentary scrutiny ............................................................................................................................. 9 Judicial review ........................................................................................................................................ 12 Concluding comments
    Date: 19/08/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1013767 - Source: Background Note (Parliame... - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   JULY 27, 2011 Australia-Malaysia asylum seeker transfer agreement Image source: The Star Online On 25 July 2011 the Governments of Australia and Malaysia signed an agreement concerning the transfer and resettlement of asylum seekers and refugees between the two countries. The agreement was first announced on 7 May 2011
    Date: 27/07/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/957022 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  •     JUNE 29, 2011 Turkish parliamentary election of 12 June 2011 On 12 June 2011 the Republic of Turkey, with a population of 78 million people, held its 17th general election in which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) secured a third consecutive term in
    Date: 29/06/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/888824 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MARKOVIC, Nina

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 3 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 3 Legislative history of section 501 ........................................................................................................ 4 Refusal or cancellation of visa on character grounds ......................................................................... 6 Decisions of the Minister or delegate............................................................................................ 6 Decisions exercised by the Minister personally ............................................................................ 7 Basis of policy
    Date: 23/06/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/865940 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  • JUNE 22, 2011 What do refugees and humanitarian entrants contribute to Australia? A recent study, commissioned by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and conducted by Professor Graeme Hugo of the University of Adelaide, has examined the contributions made to Australia by first and second generation humanitarian entrants. The report
    Date: 22/06/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/875635 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  • May 2011, 2010-11 Population, immigration and asylum seekers: patterns in Australian public opinion Professor Murray Goot and Dr Ian Watson, Macquarie University Executive summary Surveys show that issues to do with population—migrant numbers, asylum seekers and, to a lesser extent, population size—are matters of growing concern, though whether opposition to
    Date: 31/05/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/941898 - Source: Library Publication - Author: Parliamentary Resear...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 3 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 3 Background on the Bill ........................................................................................................................ 6 Remittance dealers ........................................................................................................................ 6 Electronic verification of identity .................................................................................................. 9 Basis of policy commitment .............................................................................................................. 10 Regulatory Impact Statement ........................................................................................................... 11 Committee consideration ................................................................................................................. 14 Senate Standing Committee for
    Date: 09/05/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/752670 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   APRIL 4, 2011 Asylum trends: Europe and Australia compared This week the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released figures showing a fall in the number of asylum claims in the industrialised world over the last ten years. In an accompanying press release, it noted that: 'a total
    Date: 04/04/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/844494 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet - PH...

  •   MARCH 28, 2011 Responding to boat arrivals A widespread perception in the community that Australia is being swamped by asylum seekers arriving by boat continues to strongly influence government policy and to be an emotive and divisive political issue. As a result, for many years the Labor Government and
    Date: 28/03/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1026796 - Source: FlagPost - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet - SP...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 3 History of the Bill...................................................................................................................................... 4 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 4 Basis of policy commitment ................................................................................................................ 4 Committee consideration ................................................................................................................... 6 Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills ............................................................... 6 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee .............................................. 7 Policy
    Date: 11/03/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/614652 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •         Updated 21 January 2011  BACKGROUND NOTE Seeking asylum: Australia’s humanitarian  program  Elibritt Karlsen  Law and Bills Digest Section  Janet Phillips and Elsa Koleth   Social Policy Section  Contents  Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 1  Part I - Background ....................................................................................................................... 2  Overview of Australia’s humanitarian response since 1945 .................................................... 2  Refugee and asylum levels and trends .................................................................................... 5  Part II - The Humanitarian Program ............................................................................................. 7  The Offshore component of the Humanitarian Program ......................................................... 7  The Refugee category ......................................................................................................... 7  The Humanitarian category .............................................................................................. 12  The Onshore component of the Humanitarian Program ....................................................... 14  Seeking asylum within Australia ....................................................................................... 14  Temporary Protection visas (TPVs) .............................................................................. 15  Seeking asylum in Australian excised territory ................................................................. 17  Part III - Settlement Initiatives .................................................................................................... 20  Regional settlement initiatives .............................................................................................. 20  Key resources .............................................................................................................................. 24  Appendix A: Explanation of key terms ........................................................................................ 25  Appendix B: Statistics .................................................................................................................. 27  Migration and Humanitarian Program (permanent) visa grants since 1989 ......................... 27       Humanitarian Program outcomes by category 1947 to 2009 ............................................... 28      Onshore asylum applications by financial year since 1989 ................................................... 30  Onshore asylum applications by calendar year 1989-2009 .................................................. 31  Regional refugee settlement 2004-2009 .............................................................................. 32      Seeking asylum: Australia’s humanitarian program    1  Introduction  Since 1945 Australia has resettled over 700 000 refugees and displaced persons, including  thousands during and immediately after World War II. Today, as part of its planned  Humanitarian Program, the government allocates places each year to refugees and others with  humanitarian needs.1 There were 13 750 places allocated under Australia’s Humanitarian 
    Date: 21/01/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/158141 - Source: Background Note (Parliame... - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet - KO...

  • NOVEMBER 22, 2010 High Court ruling on the offshore processing of asylum claims On 11 November 2010 the High Court delivered its much anticipated judgment in the cases of Plaintiff M61/2010E v Commonwealth of Australia; Plaintiff M69 of 2010 v Commonwealth of Australia [2010] HCA 41. The plaintiffs were asylum
    Date: 22/11/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1040091 - Source: FlagPost - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

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