Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Australia has one of the harshest immigration regimes in the world today with a single minded focus on deterrence. People seeking Australia’s protection are turned around at sea, detained, denied adequate medical treatment and separated from their families.

We advocate for fair and humane policies that treat people with respect and dignity. We work to hold power to account and campaign for fairer and more transparent systems and decision-making.

Our Work

Playing God: The Immigration Minister's unrestrained power

Our campaign for fair and accountable immigration decisions


Whistleblowers in offshore detention centres

Our campaign for whistleblower protections



Determining the age of children seeking asylum

Our report on unfair age determination processes


Legal representation for people seeking asylum

Our short video calling for funding for legal representation for asylum seekers to be reinstated


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