Forum 10: The Refugee Debate

Potential Threat, Media Hype or Humanitarian Disaster?

October 6, 2012

Forum Speakers: Professor Jock Collins (PhD), Anne Henderson & Dr Maryanne Loughry (AM RSM)


Dr Maryanne Loughry AM RSM (View slide presentation)

  • Associate Director, Jesuit Refugee Service Australia
  • International refugee adviser, researcher & psychologist
  • Visiting research scholar, Boston College, USA & University of Oxford, UK
  • Member of the Australian Government’s Advisory Council for Immigration Services

Anne Henderson

  • Deputy Director, The Sydney Institute
  • Commentator on Refugee Issues. Former panellist on Q&A & Compass
  • Contributor to The Canberra Times, The Age, The Australian & The SMH
  • Author of ‘From All Corners: Six Migrant Stories’

Professor Jock Collins PhD

  • Professor of Social Economics, UTS
  • Core member, Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre
  • Research focus on the interdisciplinary study of immigration, the economy & society
  • Author of nine books including co-author of ‘Bin Laden in the Suburbs’ plus over 100 articles & papers

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