Australian Immigration Companion and Australian Migration Legislation Companion 6th Edition

 

FCG are pleased to announce that Professor Rodger Fernandez, Professor Murray Gerkens , Associate Professor Dominic Yau and Sherene Ozyurek  have released the sixth edition of the Australian Immigration Companion with the release of the Australian Migration Legislation Companion to follow  in July 2016.  Drawing on their many years of experience as migration lawyers at FCG Legal and migration law lecturers at Victoria University, the authors have created these easy-to-use resources for migration law students and practitioners alike.

Copies can be purchased through the Nexis Lexis Online Store.

PNG’s Supreme Court rules detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal

(Reproduced from: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-26/png-court-rules-asylum-seeker-detention-manus-island-illegal/7360078)

PNG’s Supreme Court rules detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal

The five-man bench of the court ruled the detention breached the right to personal liberty in the PNG constitution.

There are 850 men in the detention centre on Manus Island, about half of whom have been found to be refugees.

The Supreme Court has ordered the PNG and Australian Governments to immediately take steps to end the detention of asylum seekers in PNG.

Read More

Australian Migration Legislation Collection

FCG are pleased to announce that Professor Rodger Fernandez, Professor Murray Gerkens and Associate Professor Dominic Yau have released the first edition of the Australian Migration Legislation Collection.  This book contains a carefully selected compilation of the relevant migration laws, regulations and legislative instruments. Drawing on their many years of experience as migration lawyers at FCG Legal and migration law lecturers at Victoria University, the authors have created an easy-to-use resource for migration law students and practitioners alike.