This report summarises the major initiatives commenced or due to commence across the Victorian Government and major government agencies during the first two years of the health and wellbeing plan (until 2017).
This briefing was prepared by the Victorian Refugee Health Network Immunisation Working Group. It documents a number of issues related to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) that have direct impact on service providers and refugee-background communities.
This briefing was prepared by the Victorian Refugee Health Network Immunisation Working Group. It documents concerns relating to the Commonwealth ‘No Jab No Pay’ legislation and the impact on service providers and on refugee-background communities through the effects on Centrelink pay
No one arriving in Australia as a refugee or seeking asylum will be fully vaccinated according to the Australian immunisation schedule. This is due to differences in country of origin schedules, and/or issues with health service access. Refugees and asylum seekers should be vaccinated
This page is maintained by the Royal Children’s Hospital Immigrant Health Service and contains links to policy, news articles and reports which impact on the provision of health services for people from refugee backgrounds, including asylum seekers. Documents date back to the 19
This paper focuses on the treatment of asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat, including the denial of permanent residency to those found to be refugees; the limited opportunities for family reunion available to refugee and humanitarian entrants; and the negative public and p
Report from a high level roundtable on asylum and refugee policy convened by Australia21 , the Centre for Policy Development, and the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (UNSW). Thirty-five senior policy makers, politicians and interested parties joined toget