Abbreviations

Abbreviations

AAT  Administrative Appeals Tribunal 
ACM  Australasian Correctional Management 
ACS  Australasian Correctional Services 
ANAO  Australian National Audit Office 
APMN  Australian Political Ministry Network Ltd 
ASPHM  Asylum Seekers Project Hotham Mission 
ASRC  Asylum Seekers Resource Centre 
Baxter IDC  Baxter Immigration Detention Centre 
Bishops Committee   Bishops Committee for Migrants and Refugees (on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference) 
CAT  Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 
CCHRL  Castan Centre for Human Rights Law 
CIS  Country Information Service 
CLRINSW  The Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in New South Wales 
COR  Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees 
CPOAS  Coalition for the Protection of Asylum Seekers 
Comrie Report  Neil Comrie, Inquiry into the Circumstances of the Vivian Alvarez Matter, September 2005 
CRC  Convention on the Rights of the Child 
DEST  Department of Education, Science and Training 
DFAT  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 
DIMIA  Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
Edmund Rice Centre  Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education 
Edmund Rice Centre's study  Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education, Deported to Danger, A Study of Australia's Treatment of 40 Rejected Asylum Seekers, September 2004. 
ESOS Act  Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 
ESOS Evaluation Report  PhillipsKPA and LifeLong Learning Associates, Evaluation of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, June 2005 
FADTC  Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee 
FECCA  Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia 
Federal Court  Federal Court of Australia 
Federal Magistrates Court  Federal Magistrates Court of Australia 
GEO  GEO Australia Pty Ltd 
GSL  Global Solutions Limited (Australia) Pty Ltd 
High Court  High Court of Australia 
IAAAS  Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme 
IARC  Immigration Advice and Rights Centre Inc. 
ICCPR  International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 
ICJ  International Commission of Jurists (Australian Section) 
IDS  Immigration Detention Standards 
JSCM  Joint Standing Committee on Migration 
LACNSW  Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales 
LIV  Law Institute of Victoria 
LSSA  Law Society of South Australia 
MIA  Migration Institute of Australia 
Migration Act  Migration Act 1958 
MRT  Migration Review Tribunal 
National Code  National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 
NCCA  National Council of Churches in Australia 
Palmer Report  Inquiry into the Circumstances of Immigration Detention of Cornelia Rau by Mick Palmer AO APM, July 2005 
PIP  Palmer Implementation Plan 
the Minister  Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
Law Council   Law Council of Australia 
PPV  Permanent Protection Visa 
RANZCP  Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 
RASSA  Refugee Advocacy Service of South Australia 
Refugee Convention  UN Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees 
RCOA  Refugee Council of Australia 
RRT  Refugee Review Tribunal 
A Sanctuary under Review  Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee, A Sanctuary under Review, An Examination of Australia's Refugee and Humanitarian Determination Processes, June 2000 
SBICLS  South Brisbane Immigration & Community Legal Service 
STTARS  Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service 
the Act  Migration Act 1958 
THV  Temporary Humanitarian Visa 
TPV  Temporary Protection Visa 
UJA  Uniting Justice Australia 
UJA and ASPHM  Uniting Justice Australia and Asylum Seekers Project Hotham Mission 
UNHCR Guidelines  UNHCR Revised Guidelines on Applicable Criteria and Standards Relating to the Detention of Asylum Seekers 
WRM  Women and Reform of Migration 

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