Australia’s move to welcome more New Zealanders as citizens… not so generous

A new pathway providing New Zealanders[1] who hold Special Category Visas (SCV) an opportunity to obtain Australian citizenship has been broadly welcomed.This pathway will make it much easier for New Zealanders to become an Australian permanent resident, as it has lowered the threshold requirements for grant of a visa in the Skilled Independent category. 12

 Today the #Australia results are out #MIPEX2015

Jessica Kinsella from The Australian National University (ANU) helped collate the Australian data, which focuses on providing migrants with the same rights, responsibilities and opportunities as non-migrants.“The fact that Australia’s policies are deemed less favourable for integration is disquieting given it is vital for social cohesion and ongoing prosperity,” Ms Kinsella said. “Australia is a

In conversation with …..David Manne

Panel Discussion Presented by ANU Migration Law Program Speaker: David Manne, Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre, human rights lawyer and the executive director of the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre in Fitzroy, Melbourne. As a first generation Australian, David has personal experience of migration and the refugee narrative. He has worked in migration and refugee

Ties that bind – Conference hosted by ANU Migration Law Program

Friday, 13 November 2015 – Saturday, 14 November 2015 The family in migration law and policy, hosted by the ANU Migration Law Program, our third interdisciplinary conference will explore the impact that migration has on nations, their identity and on the family. Submit an abstract Please see the call for papers. Deadline for online submissions of abstracts: