This community education kit is a plain language guide to the international
and domestic laws and processes for dealing with asylum seekers
and refugees. The kit is both an accessible information resource,
and an educational tool.
The kit was written in May 2003 for Australian Lawyers for Human
Rights by lawyers Emma Bailey, Mia Garlick, Steven Glass, Michelle
Hannon, Gregor Macfie, Siobhan McCann, Sera Mirzabegian, Damian
Spruce, and Jane Stratton, with the pro bono assistance of Gilbert+Tobin
Lawyers. It was updated in 2004 by Leanne McKay, Carola Schmidt
and Linda Tucker. It was first published as a printed text in collaboration
with the Centre for Refugee Research, University of New South Wales.
This online version of the kit has been produced with the financial
assistance of the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW. The Foundation
seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system,
and to improve access to justice, especially for socially and economically