A day in the life of… Kerry Murphy

There’s a map of Baghdad on the wall of the new office of D’Ambra Murphy Lawyers on Sydney’s Pitt Street. Kerry Murphy refers to it…

High Court gives tick to asylum seeker processing and detention in Nauru

The Commonwealth has been substantially involved in establishing and running the immigration detention centre in Nauru. By ANDREW YUILE.

Out to sea: the High Court delivers its verdict on the Tamil asylum seeker case

In the highly controversial case of CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2015] HCA 1, the High Court found that section 72(4) of the Maritime Powers…

Boats, people and policies: the legal issues facing asylum seekers

Australia is the only country to assess refugee protection based on mode of arrival. The past nine months has seen at least seven significant legislative…