Refugee Council of Australia, Statistics on asylum seekers arriving in Australia (2014)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Trends in Displacement, Protection and Solutions

UNHCR's comprehensive annual statistical publication


High School 

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Education resources for teachers – The rights of Refugees

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, A Bird’s eye view

Google Earth's new mapping programme takes you on a virtual reality tour with the UN refugee agency of some of the world's major displacement crises and the humanitarian efforts aimed at helping the victims.

Asylum Seekers Resource Centre, Australia vs. the World

Do you know how Australia compares to the rest of the world in terms of Asylum Seekers and Refugees?

Asylum Seekers Resource Centre, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Myths, Facts and Solutions

SBS, Asylum: Exit Australia

An interactive simulation of an Australia, suddenly turned hostile, where you will experience the difficulty faced by those who flee persecution.



Australian Human Rights Commission,  Asylum seekers and refugees guide

International Justice Resource Centre, Asylum and the rights of refugees

Maria O’Sullivan, Australia can detain asylum seekers on the high seas, the High Court decides (2015)

Maria O’Sullivan, Questioning the queue: blocking protection to asylum seekers in Indonesia (2014)

Paul Power, Looking beyond Australia’s debate about asylum to better regional answers for refugees  (2014)

Patrick Emerton, The High Court’s Sri Lanka asylum seeker case: the legal issues (2014)

Azadeh Dastyari, Handing over Tamils to the state they fled breaks international law (2014)

Azadeh Dastyari, Deterring and denying asylum seekers in Australia (2014)

Azadeh Dastyari, Explainer: the legal implications of ‘tow-backs’ (2014)

Azadeh Dastyari, Explainer: Australia’s obligations under the UN Refugee Convention (2013)


Updated 17 March 2015

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