refugees

History sheds light on experiences of child refugees

October 17 / 198

This has been supported by a grant from the Melbourne Humanities Foundation with matching funds from the Scanlon Foundation, enabling the team to partner with Kids’ Own Publishing and the History Teachers Association of Victoria to use the books to teach history within Victorian primary and secondary schools and in the running of workshops for teachers to assist them in using these resources in the classroom. 

Difficult territory of Australia’s response to refugees arriving without visas covered in inaugural Malcolm Fraser Oration

September 17 / 197

Barrister and vocal advocate for the rights of refugees Julian Burnside delivered the inaugural Malcolm Fraser Oration at the University last week, in which he cited some of the very many ways Australia’s treatment of ‘irregular maritime arrivals’ has fallen short of global standards.

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