By : Dominique , Brayden and Ashley. Economic Costs/Benefits: The Government of Australia’s “Pacific Solution” was implemented in response to the growing number of refugee-seekers arriving in Australia via irregular means, most notably by small-vessel over the open-ocean. In order to maintain public support for the highly-controversial policy, the Australian Government has sought to portrayContinue reading “Economic Benefit/Cost to Host, Refugee Perspective, Stories/Agency , Final Argument.”
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Nauru, Representation of Refugees, Settlement Options and Political Stakes.
By: Dominique, Brayden and Ashley. Representation of asylum seekers and those seeking refuge in Australia. RECAP OF THE HISTORY OF ASYLUM SEEKERS IN AUSTRALIA Australia is not unfamiliar with the arrival of asylum seekers by boat. In fact the phenomenon is so incredibly common that those arriving in this way are often just referred toContinue reading “Nauru, Representation of Refugees, Settlement Options and Political Stakes.”
The Island of Nauru and Australia’s Pacific Solution.
Since the end of World War 2, Australia has been active in the acceptance and resettlement of refugees. Over 75 years the island nation has accepted over 800,000 refugees for permanent resettlement (Parliament of Australia). However, in recent years the number of asylum seekers who arrive in Australia have steadily increased, sparking a nation-wide politicalContinue reading “The Island of Nauru and Australia’s Pacific Solution.”