Arja Keski-Nummi was formerly First Assistant Secretary in the International and Refugee Division of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
At last, a government that recognises where immigration and the contribution of immigration sits in our national life. For some ten years we have endured the demonisation of migration, the systematic downgrading of immigration policies and procedures that has left us worse off. Continue reading »
While our Prime Minister callously turns his back on a whole people that 20 years ago, we promised to help, a small country is offering a temporary safe haven for them from where they can then be resettled, primarily to the US Continue reading »
The sudden collapse of Afghanistan’s political, military and administrative structures has highlighted how ill-prepared Australia and the world was despite the fears of many ordinary Afghans over many months. Continue reading »