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Joyce Chia
Legal academic with expertise and interests in migration and refugee law, charity and not-for-profit law, public law & politics.
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Joyce Chia Jul 22
A lot of people have asked me what I am doing now at . You can find out by listening to our new podcast on the topic:
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Joyce Chia Jul 10
Terrifying story about Trump targeting nov-citizens with the census and undermining the US Constitution while he is at it
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Joyce Chia Jul 9
After four years, I've left the Refugee Council of Australia. It's bittersweet to be leaving, knowing that there is still so much to be done. I want to say what a privilege and a honour it was to work there, and to witness firsthand the courage, passion a…
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Joyce Chia Jul 9
Looking for a way to do good and have fun? Apply for this great job with an amazing woman, working to improve social security for all:
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Joyce Chia Jun 20
Pressuring women to have abortions and using your position to slander is, in my view, proof of ‘bad character’
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Joyce Chia Jun 20
To think that we said ‘nope, nope, nope’ to this man makes me so sad on . To know that we are still doing this makes me angry.
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Joyce Chia Jun 19
Peter Dutton says that some people will stop at nothing to hurt innocent for their own advantage. I agree - but those taking greatest advantage are politicians, not people smugglers
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Joyce Chia Jun 19
Happy . It’s a very dark time for refugees esp in Australia - but that’s what makes this day (and week) so important. It’s ordinary Australians celebrating as humans
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Joyce Chia Jun 16
Get a great job changing the law with an amazing woman via
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Joyce Chia Jun 16
Hope everyone's got their tix for tons of great events! I'm going to an amazing Nepalese banquet in my hometown of Ballarat: come join me https://trybooking. com/BDGMP
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Joyce Chia Jun 13
In the UK, Committee refuses to restart fast tracking asylum appeals for those detained. In Australia we continue to ‘fast track’ but it is taking years, not weeks
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Joyce Chia Jun 13
Governments want to keep their secrets secret - but they serve the public, and the public has a right to know. Press freedom is the cornerstone of all of our freedoms
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Joyce Chia Jun 13
Great work by the on their roadmap to better refugee policy
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Joyce Chia Jun 12
Manus Governor demands action from Australia as Behrouz Boochani says self-harm has spiked - ABC News
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Joyce Chia Jun 4
Good to see Labor sticking to its principles on
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Joyce Chia May 21
Faith Leaders call on newly elected Government to resolve plight of refugees on Manus
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Joyce Chia May 20
She may only have been an MP for a few months, but by pushing for the bill for still stuck in & , did more than most of our long-standing lollies ever did for the most vulnerable. My thanks for her courage & passion
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Joyce Chia May 16
I remember seeing my father cry when Bob Hawke did this. There was a lot of racism in the 1980s, but our leaders then led the way. Now the leaders use as pawns for their own ambitions.
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Joyce Chia May 16
Congrats. It’s been a terrible five years for but I’m grateful to have been part of the and to see it flourish
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ASRC May 16
Shamindan has been detained on Manus for 6 yrs, away from family, without medical care, justice or a home. Listen to what ⁦⁩ is asking you to vote for tomorrow. RT to amplify his voice.
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