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The better way : refugees, detention and Australians /

by Justice for Asylum Seekers.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Justice for Asylum Seekers 2004Description: 7 p.: ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Justice for Asylum Seekers (JAS) is an alliance of over 30 national church, welfare and community organisations, founded in Melbourne in 1999 to achieve just treatment of people claiming asylum in Australia while acknowledging the need for border management and sound migration processes. JAS network includes: Brotherhood of St Laurence Hotham Mission Melbourne Catholic Commission for Justice , Development and PeaceSummary: This booklet is based on the Justice for Asylum Seeker (JAS) proposed alternative approaches to asylum seekers: "Reception and transitional processing system" JAS, June 2002Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Politics of social exclusion : refugees on Temporary Protection Visa in Victoria : a research report on the impact of the Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) on asylum seekers, services providers, and community organisations. /

by Mansouri, Fethi | Bagdas, Melek.

Publisher: Geelong, Vic. Deakin University 2002Description: [vii] 119p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The politics of exclusion and denial : the mental health costs of Australia's refugee policy. /

by Steel, Zachary.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. University of New South Wales 2003Description: 29p., [5p.].Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 38th Congress Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Hobart, 12-15 May, 2003Availability: (1)

Welfare issues and immigration outcomes for asylum seekers on Bridging Visa E. /

by Hotham Mission. Asylum Seeker Project.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hotham Mission 2003Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Temporary protection, permanent uncertainty : the experience of refugees living on Temporary Protection Visas. /

by Marston, Greg.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University [2003?]Description: 96 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography: p. 86-92Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Refugee & asylum seeker issues. /

by Charles Sturt University. Centre for Cultural Research into Risk | Pickering, Sharon | O'Kane, Mary.

Publisher: Albury-Wodonga Charles Sturt University 2002Description: 63p., ill.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Lives in limbo : voices of refugees under temporary protection. /

by Leach, Michael | Mansouri, Fethi.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales Press 2004Description: vi, 158 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book provides personal insights into the experiences of people on temporary protection visas. It draws on interviews with 34 TPV holders (11 female and 23 male) from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Their responses are grouped under themes of persecution, journey, detention, settlement, psychological effects and media representations.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Interpreting the refugees convention : an Australian contribution. /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2002Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publications/refugee/convention2002/index.htm' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:14 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: Interpreting the Refugees Convention - an Australian contribution comprises a series of papers developed by the Department as a contribution to the UNHCR's Expert Roundtable discussions, held between May 2001 and November 2001. > These papers reflect a vigorous analysis of current international law and Australia's considered position on interpretation of some of the important provisions of the Convention. > Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Protecting refugees : cessation under Article 1C [of the Refugees Convention]. /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2003Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publications/pdf/UNHCR_newsletter_1.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:14 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The challenge of refugee protection . /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2002Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publications/pdf/UNHCR_newsletter_2.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:14 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

TPV holders application for further protection visas : frequently asked questions. /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2003Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publications/pdf/tpv_faq.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:14 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Labour rights and border protection : attempts at a viable life on the Temporary Protection Visa. /

by Hoffman, Nigel.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Industrial Relations Research Centre, University of New South Wales 2003Description: vi, 73 p.Notes: December 2003Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Deported to danger : a study of Australia's treatment of 40 rejected asylum seekers. /

by Glendenning, Phil | Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education | Leavey, Carmel | Hetherton, Margaret | Australian Catholic University. School of Education.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Edmund Rice Centre & Australian Catholic University 2004Description: 59 p.Online Access: Website Notes: September 2004 See The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education website for more information : https://www.erc.org.au/deportAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Opening doors to our community : a framework for engaging Victoria's newest residents : refugees, Temporary Protection Visa holders and asylum seekers. /

by Humpage, Louise | Fitzroy Learning Network.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Centre for Applied Social Research (CASR), RMIT University 2004; Fitzroy Learning Network 2004Description: iv, 67 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 2 copiesAvailability: (1)

A new country : but no place to call home : the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in housing crisis and strategies for improved housing outcomes. /

by Kelly, Eve.

Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 2004Description: xviii, 95 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The High Court and indefinite detention : towards a national bill of rights? /

by Prince, Peter.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of the Parliamentary Library 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australia's refugee and special humanitarian program 2005-06 : submission to DIMIA. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Greco, Sarina | Ramburuth, Rasika.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: 8 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: January 2005Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Living without roots : a Queensland report on the needs of people who have been granted Temporary Protection Visas. /

by Hague, Jane.

Publisher: Fortitude Valley, Qld. Lifeline Brisbane 2003Description: 122 p.Notes: September 2003Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Refugees and regional settlement : balancing priorities

by Taylor, Janet | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Stanovic, Dayane.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: vi, 61 p.Online Access: Electronic copy | Summary Notes: May 2005 Summary: "Refugees have become one distinctive face of social exclusion at the beginning of the 21st century. Australia's response to people seeking refuge is an indicator of progress made towards the inclusive and compassionate society which is the vision of the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Part of the Brotherhood's research has been to explore different ways of thinking about the definitions and measurement of disadvantage and to draw attention to the experience of groups who are unable to participate fully in Australian society. The research informing this report develops our work in applying a social exclusion framework (examining resources, relationships and rights)in this instance to an analysis of the settlement experience of refugees in regional Victoria. Promoting refugees' inclusion by linking them to the workforce and development needs of various regions in Victoria is a policy solution with considerable appeal to governments. But will the refugees find work and be made welcome in Victoria's country towns? This report examines the refugee settlement experience in Shepparton, Colac and Warrnambool. Taylor and Stanovic's richly layered account shows that policy planners contemplating future settlements need to think not only about the usual range of issues that migrants encounter regarding employment, housing, income and language, but also about concerns specific to refugees. ; The report also highlights two other aspects of the Brotherhood's vision of an inclusive society. First, it shows the need for careful planning of joined-up services, with the participation of refugee communities. Governments must act to ensure that the necessary community capacity is in place. Second, it demonstrates the need to invest in social programs in tandem with planning economic development, to ensure the employment and learning opportunities which are ultimately vital to social inclusion." -- Forward by Paul SmythAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).
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Inquiry into the administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 : submission

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Nicholson, Tony.

Publisher: 2005; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: PDF.Other title: [Submission to] Committee Secretary Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Department of the Senate Parliament House.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

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