Monthly Archives: April 2012

March/April 2012: Shahi Case-note and Boats, Camps and Barbed Wire Fences (ABC Radio National forum)

Kiri Flutter has written a Case Note – Shahi v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship – a High Court of Australia decision concerning the rights of unaccompanied minors to sponsor immediate family members to join them in Australia.

Boats, Camps and Barbed Wire Fences – Forced Migration and the Law

On April 13, 2012 the Asylum and Refugee Law Project hosted a conference at The University of Queensland. The conference included guest speakers from UNHCR (Rick Towle), Australian Red Cross (Eve Massingham) and the Refugee Council of Australia (Bobby Whitfield) along with several legal academics from the TC Beirne School of Law. The final part of the conference was hosted by Paul Barclay from ABC Radio National. This forum on forced migration was broadcast on April 23rd at 8pm and the podcast can be accessed here.

Details of the conference were published by the UNHCR , and can be read here


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