Exhibition marks ten years of refugee offshore detention

Image by Eduardo Jordan

This week marks 10 years since then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat will “have no chance of being settled in Australia as refugees.”

People seeking asylum in Australia by boat were sent to the Manus Island Detention Centre without the chance to obtain permanent residency.

How has this policy affected refugees, asylum seekers, and Australia’s reputation?

Dr Kasun Ubayasiri will present a photo exhibition about the vigil for the Kangaroo Point refugees in Brisbane called ‘Dear Future, I am ready’. For more information, click here

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