Australia and Refugees, 19012002: An Annotated Chronology Based on Official Sources

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Social Policy Group

Dr Barry York - Social Policy Group

Last updated 16 June 2003

This Chronology is issued electronically. It will be kept up-to-date online. The date of the latest update is noted clearly above.


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List: Major Government Sponsored and Parliamentary Committee Reports 19451991

1968

Immigration Planning Council, Australia's immigration programs for the period 1968 to 1973: a report to the Minister of State for Immigration the Hon. B. M. Sneddon, Immigration Planning Council.

1975

National Population Inquiry, Population and Australia: a demographic analysis and projection: first report of the National Population Inquiry.

1976

Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence, Australia and the refugee problem: the plight and circumstances of Vietnamese and other refugees.

1977

Australian Population and Immigration Council, Immigration policies and Australia's population: a green paper.

1978

Review of Post-Arrival Programs and Services for Migrants, Migrant services and programs, F. Galbally (Chairman).

1979

Australian Ethnic Affairs Council, Multiculturalism and its implications for immigration policy.

1981

Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Committee of Review on Migrant Assessment, Statement of findings.

1982

Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence, Indo-Chinese refugee resettlement: Australia's involvement.

Department of Immigration and Ethnics Affairs, 'Please listen to what I'm not saying': a report on the survey of settlement experiences of Indochinese refugees 19781980.

Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs, Evaluation of post-arrival programs and services, The Institute, Melbourne.

1983

Human Rights Commission, 'The Observance of human rights at the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre', Report no. 6.

Committee of Inquiry into the Recognition of Overseas Qualifications, The Recognition of overseas qualifications in Australia: report of the Committee of Inquiry.

1985

Human Rights Commission, Human rights and the Migration Act.

1986

Committee for Stage 1 of the Review of Migrant and Multicultural Programs and Services (ROMAMPAS), Don't settle for less, James Jupp (Chairman).

1988

Committee to Advise on Australia's Immigration Policies (CAAIP), Immigration: a commitment to Australia, S. Fitzgerald (Chairman).

1991

Joint Standing Committee on Migration Regulations, Illegal migrants in Australia: balancing control and compassion.

National Population Council, Refugee Steering Committee, The National Population Council's refugee review.

1992

Australia Parliament Committee for the Review of the System for Review of Migration Decisions, Non-adversarial review of migration decisions: the way forward.

Joint Standing Committee on Migration Regulations, Conditional migrant entry: the health rules.

1994

Australian National Audit Office, The compliance function: Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs: efficiency audit.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Refugee and humanitarian issues: the focus for Australia.

House of Representatives Standing Committee for Long Term Strategies, Australia's population 'carrying capacity': one nation - two ecologies.

Joint Standing Committee on Migration, Asylum, border control and detention.

Joint Standing Committee on Migration, The Immigration Review Tribunal appointment process.

Government response to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration report, Asylum, border control and detention.

Government response to the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Regulations, 'Australia's refugee and humanitarian system: achieving a balance between refuge and control'.

1995

National Multicultural Advisory Council, Multicultural Australia: the next steps, towards and beyond 2000.

Our nation: multicultural Australia and the 21st century: the government's response to the report of the National Multicultural Advisory Council 'Multicultural Australia: the next steps, towards and beyond 2000'.

Roach, N. Business temporary entry: future directions, Report by the Committee of Inquiry into the Temporary Entry of Business People and Highly Skilled Specialists.

1997

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Immigration compliance function: follow-up audit.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Refugee and humanitarian issues: Australia's response.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, The Migrant experience: wave one: Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia.

Commonwealth Ombudsman, Final report to the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs of investigation of complaints concerning onshore refugee processing.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Preliminary report on the detention of boat people.

1998

Australian National Audit Office, The management of boat people. Prepared for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.

Commonwealth Ombudsman, Final report to the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs of investigation of complaints concerning onshore refugee processing.

1999

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Impact of migrants on the Commonwealth Budget. Prepared by ACIL Consulting.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Protecting the border.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Review of the Independent and Skilled-Australian Linked categories.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Those who've come across the seas: detention of unauthorised arrivals.

Joint Standing Committee on Migration, Going for gold: immigration entry arrangements for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Government response to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1998 report into those who've come across the seas: the detention of unauthorised arrivals.

Government response to the report by the House of Representatives Standing Committee for Long Term Strategies 'Australia's population carrying capacity: one nation - two ecologies'.

Government response to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration immigration detention centres inspection report.

National Multicultural Advisory Council, Australian multiculturalism for a new century: towards inclusiveness.

2000

Australian Institute of Criminology, Human smuggling and trafficking: an overview of the response at the federal level.

Australian National Audit Office, Administration of Business Entry Program.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Consultations on the 2000-2001 migration and humanitarian programs: discussion paper.

Joint Standing Committee on Migration, Not the Hilton: immigration detention centres, inspection report.

Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee. A sanctuary under review: an examination of Australia's refugee and humanitarian determination processes.

Government response to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration's report 'Going for gold: immigration entry arrangements for the Olympic and Paralympic Games'.

2001

Australian National Audit Office, Management of the Adult Migrant English Program contracts.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, ImmigrationFederation to Century's End 19012001.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Refugee and humanitarian issues: Australia's response.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, The economic impact of 2000/01 migration program changes. This report was prepared for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs by Econtech Pty Ltd.

Flood, P., Report of inquiry into immigration detention procedures.

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, A report on visits to immigration detention centres.

Government response to the Senate Legal & Constitutional References Committee report 'A Sanctuary under review, an examination of Australia's refugee and humanitarian determination processes'.

Richardson, S., The labour force experience of new migrants. Report prepared for DIMA.

2002

Australian National Audit Office, Management framework for preventing unlawful entry into Australian territory: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

Australian National Audit Office, Workforce planning in the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, The impact of permanent migrants on the Commonwealth Budget: summary report 2001-2002 enhancement: prepared for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs. Prepared for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs by Access Economics.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, In Australia's interests: a review of the Temporary Residence Program.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Interpreting the refugees convention: an Australian contribution.

Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, The Settlement Experiences of New Migrants.

Foran, B. and Poldy, F., Future dilemmas: options to 2050 for Australia's population, technology, resources and environment. Report written for the Department of Immigration Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

McDonald, P. and R. Kippen, The Impact of Long-term Visitors on Projections of Australia's Population. Prepared for the Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs by the Australian Centre for Population Research, ANU.

Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident, Report.

Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident, Report of independent assessor to Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident, S.J. Odgers.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, A report on visits to immigration detention facilities, the Human Rights Commissioner, 2001.

Government response to recommendations of 'A report on visits to immigration detention centres' by the Human Rights Sub-Committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

2003

Government response to the recommendations from the Joint Standing Committee on Migration's report 'Not the Hilton - immigration detention centres, inspection report' September 2000.

 

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