57 min

Representing refugees: Legal sector responses to asylum seekers Kaldor Centre UNSW

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17 June 2015 - A panel discussion on Australian legal sector responses to changes in asylum seeker policy and funding.

This event, co-hosted with the Refugee Advice & Casework Services (RACS), provided a brief overview of some of the most significant changes affecting people seeking asylum in Australia, and a discussion of how various actors in the legal sector are responding, including through innovative approaches to advice and casework, and challenges before the courts.

The event was introduced by Renata Kaldor, AO, Refugee Week Ambassador.

Panel members:
Jemma Hollonds, Senior Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service
Michelle Hannon, Partner, Pro Bono Services & Corporate Responsibility, Gilbert + Tobin
David Hume, Barrister, Six Wentworth Selborne Chambers

17 June 2015 - A panel discussion on Australian legal sector responses to changes in asylum seeker policy and funding.

This event, co-hosted with the Refugee Advice & Casework Services (RACS), provided a brief overview of some of the most significant changes affecting people seeking asylum in Australia, and a discussion of how various actors in the legal sector are responding, including through innovative approaches to advice and casework, and challenges before the courts.

The event was introduced by Renata Kaldor, AO, Refugee Week Ambassador.

Panel members:
Jemma Hollonds, Senior Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service
Michelle Hannon, Partner, Pro Bono Services & Corporate Responsibility, Gilbert + Tobin
David Hume, Barrister, Six Wentworth Selborne Chambers

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