The war in Ukraine has caused the fastest growing refugee crisis since WWII with over 4 million people having fled the country in the past five weeks. In response to the crisis, there are three durable solutions, in which refugees can reclaim rights associated with citizenship: repatriation, local integration, and
Liberals Asylum Seeker Policy The main focus of the Liberals’ asylum seeker policy continues to be border protection. The Coalition government have been successful in stopping boats by adopting a hardline approach centred on turn-backs and offshore detention. This has engendered a mix response. Some, including legal and health experts,
The Comprehensive Plan of Action for Indochinese Refugees (CPA) has been praised for upholding ‘international solidarity’ and responding to what was the burgeoning refugee crisis of 1989. It has also been criticised for its execution, with critics arguing that it is an example of international buck-passing and questionable compromises.