Eradicating modern slavery in Australia
The Government's review of the ‘Modern Slavery Act’, must address risks of forced labour inherent in our visa system, say University of Melbourne experts.
Changing the narrative on refugees
Governments and media must stop spreading harmful narratives and negative stereotypes about those seeking refugee protection say University of Melbourne experts
The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022
There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.
Sport and that sense of belonging
For young people from disadvantaged and refugee communities in Australia, sport can help to create that sense of belonging says University of Melbourne expert.
Listening to those held in immigration detention
Refugees formerly detained on Nauru tell University of Melbourne researchers about being dehumanised and feeling irreparably damaged through the experience.
Australia’s universities must become more welcoming
Welcoming Universities is a new initiative in Australia that aims to encourage refugees and asylum seekers into university, says University of Melbourne expert
Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.
A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.
Australia’s sub-standard reporting of refugee self-harm incidents
Basic information is often missing on self-harm incidents among asylum-seekers making it difficult to tackle the problem, University of Melbourne research finds
What about those left out by the stimulus package?
Australia's economic measures to support the community during COVID-19 have left out some of the most vulnerable, warns University of Melbourne expert