Releasing women, children & vulnerable families
by Caz Coleman, Director, Hotham Mission Asylum Seeker Project
‘Human Rights & the NT Intervention’
Wednesday 1 December, YTU Study Centre
With the Hon Alastair Nicholson AO, former Chief Justice of the Family Court, Honorary Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne
Entry by donation. Tea & coffee served afterwards.
Yarra Theological Union Study Centre, 34 Bedford Street, Box Hill. Click HERE for directions. T: 03 9890 1077or E: email@example.com
What now for the ‘boat people’?
by Bruce Duncan
The High Court has challenged the legality of Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers, declaring unanimously that the processing of asylum seekers arriving by boat lacked “procedural fairness”. While the implications of this decision on 11 November still need to be clarified, it indicates the two-track system that has been operating will have to be abandoned, and any asylum seekers reaching Australia’s “excised” zones (notably Christmas Island) must now be given the same legal rights as people arriving by air. Read Full Article