Tag: Refugee Justice



An inquest opening today in Brisbane into the death of a young Sudanese refugee who was held in Manus Island offshore immigration detention centre will shed light on Australia’s secretive offshore detention regime, says human rights law firm the National

The National Justice Project is very proud of the incredible women on our team who make up 80% of our staff. Our all-female, powerhouse of an Executive Team leads our organisation with absolute flair and diligence. On International Women’s Day

In DMA18, refugees who were detained in offshore detention secured a major legal victory in the High Court of Australia against the Minister for Home Affairs.
In the case of AYX18, the Minister for Home Affairs was ordered to transfer a child refugee to the mainland to receive urgent psychiatric care.
Through a technological collaboration, National Justice Project has partnered with Law In Order and Relativity to establish a government duty of care to refugees in offshore detention.
No one should have to prove that they deserve to receive life-saving medical treatment. DWD18 had to take the Minister for Home Affairs to court to stay alive.
In spite of evidence that DCQ18 urgently needed to terminate her pregnancy, she was unable to do so without taking the Minister for Home Affairs to Court.
In EWR18 v Minister for Home Affairs, the Federal Court considered whether refugees living on Nauru fall within their jurisdiction, and whether to grant an injunction.
The National Justice Project, in conjunction with the Sydney Centre for International Law, has co-authored a submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

Case name: FRX17 as litigation representative for FRM17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 63 Case summary: During her detention on Nauru between 2013 and 2018, a young girl (the Applicant) faced serious mental health deterioration, including

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