FactCheck: are asylum seekers really economic migrants?

Griffith Asia Institute
In an opinion piece in The Conversation Dr Sara Davies examines the government’s view that a large number of people arriving by boat are economic migrants purporting to be refugees. The Conversation is fact checking political statements during the federal election. For the full article click here.

Coalition needs to plan now for success later

Centre for Governance and Public Policy
The prospect of a change of government post-September sharpened this week in the wake of the latest Nielsen poll which puts Tony Abbott firmly in the election driving seat. For Griffith University political researcher, Associate Professor Anne Tiernan, it now begs the question whether the Coalition has made suitable preparations for a potential return to […]