November 2021 media

Cost of Australia holding each refugee on Nauru balloons to $4.3m a year
(The Guardian) Nov 7

Building career futures for refugees
(The Sydney Morning Herald) Nov 5

Four workers ‘for every asylum-seeker on Nauru’
(The Australian) Nov $paywall

Panic, fear and Covid-19 inside a Melbourne hotel
(The Guardian) Nov 3

New pathway to permanent migration encourages gaming of visa system
(Independent Australia) Nov 3

Officials fail to catch up with illegal workers
(The Australian) Nov $paywall

Concern as Australia’s visa tribunal admits it can’t handle backlog of asylum cases
(SBS) Nov 2

‘Time can break your heart’: the harsh toll of eight years in Australian immigration detention
(The Guardian) Nov 1

Slow transfer to Australian hospital contributed to death of Iranian refugee on Nauru, coroner finds
(The Guardian) Nov 1

October 2021 media

Concerns over Park Hotel asylum seeker Covid-19 outbreak in Melbourne as numbers grow
(news.com.au) 25 October

COVID-19 outbreak in asylum seeker hotel is a national scandal
(The Age) 25 October

Officials concerned for asylum seekers’ safety amid growing COVID-19 cluster at Park Hotel
(The Age) 24 October

Shepparton’s Nabi Baqiri on a mission to bring 60 Afghans to safety in Australia
(ABC) 24 October

Protesters urge release of asylum seekers in Melbourne hotel after COVID-19 outbreak
(SBS) 23 October

No cap on Afghan refugees in Australia: PM
(7 News) 21 October

Australian government urged to act as PNG’s COVID-19 outbreak spreads among refugees
(ABC) 21 October

‘Authoritarian-style’ law would allow Australia to use secret evidence to deport migrants
(The Guardian) 11 October

Asylum seekers in PNG say they feel ‘abandoned’ by shift in Australia’s offshore detention policy
(SBS) 9 October

Australia has the capacity to take in more Afghan refugees
(The Canberra Times) 7 October

Australia to end offshore processing in Papua New Guinea
(The Guardian) 6 October

Concern for refugees in PNG as offshore detention deal with Australia ends
(SBS) 6 October

‘It’s given me love’: connecting women from refugee backgrounds with communities through art
(The Conversation) 4 October

Help amid the heartache as Afghan refugees begin their new lives
(The Age) 3 October

Refugees in Melbourne immigration detention tested for COVID-19 after positive case
(SBS) 2 October

September 2021 media

Australia’s immigration centre vaccination rates ‘appalling’
(SBS) 25 September

‘Over the moon’: 10 Afghan orphans start new life in Australia but fear for others still trying to flee
(The Guardian) 25 September

The volunteers supporting Afghan arrivals amid calls to end visa uncertainty
(SBS) 24 September

Australia signs new agreement with Nauru to continue offshore processing of asylum seekers
(SBS) 24 September

Australia signs deal with Nauru to keep asylum seeker detention centre open indefinitely
(The Guardian) 24 September

Three members of Biloela family granted year-long visas but they’ll have to remain in Perth
(The Guardian) 23 September

No place like home
(ABC Australian Story on the Biloela family) 20 September

Stranded Afghans granted temporary visas by Australia in fear of being forgotten
(SBS) 17 September

Biloela Tamil family to be granted new three-month bridging visas to stay in Australia
(The Guardian) 16 September

Biloela Tamil family’s complex legal battle continues with new bridging visas
(ABC) 16 September

The cruel sea
(ABC) 16 September

‘We can do it again’: Australian fashion brands offer employment for Afghan refugees
(The Guardian) 14 September

Traumatized and anxious, Afghans evacuees begin life in Australia
(Reuters) 10 September

A trauma informed response to COVID 19 and the deteriorating mental health of refugees and asylum seekers with insecure status in Australia
(Wiley Online Library – International Journal of Mental Health Nursing) 10 September

Afghan arrivals start new life in Australia after completing two weeks of quarantine
(ABC) 9 September

Photos show dozens of Afghan families being released from Adelaide quarantine after evacuation
(The Australian) 9 September

Afghan evacuees leaving Perth hotel quarantine get help adjusting to their new life in Australia
(ABC) 8 September

Fire, floods and felonies: Relocation the only option for Rohingya
(Independent Australia) 5 September

Unpicking the legacy of the Tampa 
(Inside Story) 3 September

Why resettlement is the EU’s best option to deal with the Afghanistan crisis | View
(EuroNews) 3 September

Will the Taliban’s Takeover Lead to a New Refugee Crisis from Afghanistan?
(Migration Policy) 2 September

There is no ‘right way’ for Afghan refugees to seek asylum
(The Kaldor Centre) 1 September

‘It was just mayhem and chaos’: The Afghans who made it out, and those who didn’t
(9 News) 1 September

August 2021 media

The Tampa affair, as it became known, was an incident at sea in 2001 which changed Australia’s policy toward asylum seekers. (Audio)
(SBS) 31 August

‘Residual trauma’ of Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban will be ‘among highest levels’ Australia has resettled
(The Guardian) 31 August

Hieu Van Le uses final day as SA Governor to appeal for compassion for Afghan arrivals
(ABC) 31 August

Here’s how temporary visa holders and asylum seekers can access emergency financial support
(SBS) 30 August

Asylum seekers can wait years for visa claims to be processed. For some, lockdown makes life even harder
(ABC) 29 August

VIDEO: Supporting newly arrived Afghan refugees in your community
(ABC) 29 August

Afghanistan women’s football team captain grateful to Australia for rescue mission
(SBS) 28 August

The Tampa affair 20 years on: Fallout from refugee crisis continues today
(9 News) 28 August

This is what would have helped Ku Htee feel more at home after moving to Australia as a refugee
(ABC) 28 August

Adelaide community rallies behind arrivals from Afghanistan
(ABC) 26 August

The Tampa affair shocked the world. Twenty years on, those involved tell their stories
(ABC) 26 August

“I hope the focus on Afghanistan will continue. UNHCR is here for the long run.”
(UNHCR) 26 August

Afghan athletes praised for determination to find refuge in Australia after exhausting departure from Kabul
(ABC) 24 August

Afghanistan refugees could be housed through community sponsorship
(ABC) 24 August

Morrison warns Kabul is ‘chaotic’ as first Afghan evacuees arrive home
(9 News) 20 August

Australian government urged to expand refugee intake as Afghans seek to flee Taliban rule
(The Guardian) 19 August

Afghan refugees can no longer wait — Australia must offer permanent protection now
(The Conversation) 17 August

More than 250 ADF troops deployed to help evacuate Australians in Afghanistan
(SBS) 15 August

As the Taliban seize control, here’s what Australia can do to help our people
(Sydney Morning Herald) 15 August

Plea for Afghans in Australia to be allowed to stay as rescue mission from Taliban planned
(The Guardian) 14 August

High Court won’t hear case of Biloela child seeking visa to stay in Australia
(9 News) 12 August

Biloela asylum seeker Tharnicaa Murugappan in High Court bid for Australian visa
(ABC) 11 August

After eight years in Australian detention, the only refugee family held in Darwin centre remains in legal limbo
(The Guardian) 11 August

UN urges Australia to release dangerously ill refugee who has ‘given up on living’ after eight years
(The Guardian) 11 August

Afghan refugee may lose permanent residency in Australia – for supplying identity document
(The Guardian) 8 August

Peter Bol: The Sudanese-Australian runner who lifted a nation
(BBC) 6 August

A brief history of asylum seekers at the Olympics — and why they are sometimes misunderstood
(The Conversation) 5 August

Why financial inclusion is key to integrating and empowering refugees
(World Economic Forum) 3 August

Why human rights violations in Australia’s offshore detention centers are appalling
(Global Times) 3 August

Australia’s ‘hidden’ housing problem: Migrants and refugees are overrepresented among the homeless population
(ABC) 2 August

July 2021 media

Parents of murdered asylum seeker sue government, security contractor
(Sydney Morning Herald) 25 July

Vaccine xenophobia against immigrants and refugees must end
(The Hill) 24 July

Doubling Down on Deterrence
(Just Security) 22 July

For eight years, Australia has been taking refugees as hostages. It’s time to ask: who has benefited?
(The Guardian) 21 July

Time to Deal with the Refugees
(Papua New Guinea Post Courier) 21 July

After eight years of offshore detention, refugees and advocates in Australia renew calls for freedom
(SBS) 20 July

Life or death for Hazaras: Australia has a moral obligation to act, now
(The Guardian) 19 July

Three countries, eight years: one refugee’s nightmare odyssey through Australia’s detention system
(The Guardian) 17 July

Eight years on from Rudd’s decision, it’s time Labor found another way on asylum seekers
(The Canberra Times) 17 July

Behrouz Boochani: ‘Human beings don’t have a place to go but to other human beings.’
(Sydney Morning Herald) 16 July

Australia: 8 Years of Abusive Offshore Asylum Processing
(Human Rights Watch) 15 July

Human Rights Commissioner raises alarm over potential ‘arbitrary detention’ of section 501 detainees
(SBS) 14 July

The light that failed: South Sudan’s ‘new dawn’ turns to utter nightmare
(The Guardian) 11 July

Indefinite Hosting of Rohingya Refugees a Growing Concern for Bangladesh
(The Diplomat) 9 July

A stranger to his son: Locked in limbo at a Brisbane detention centre
(WA Today) 9 July

Q&A: South-South migration has long been overlooked. Why?
(The New Humanitarian) 8 July

Priti Patel wants to imprison refugees for following international law
(The Canary) 5 July

In our national interest? Australia’s stance on Myanmar is contradictory, inconsistent, and self-defeating
(ABC) 5 July

Excluding refugees, asylum seekers and migrants undermines an inclusive vaccine roll-out
(Daily Maverick) 4 July

These refugee athletes didn’t make the Olympic team but they refuse to give up their dreams
(ABC) 2 July

‘It was like the scene of a horror movie’: how Jaivet Ealom escaped from Manus Island
(The Guardian) 2 July

Nyadol Nyuon uses National Press Club speech to denounce racism, launch survey on refugee women
(ABC) 1 July

Watchdog details concerns about treatment of detainees in Australia’s immigration system
(SBS) 1 July