AMES prepares policy responses on a range of topics to assist in influencing government policy. Some are prepared in response to specific requests from state and federal government, others are in response to policies where the government is seeking public input. Responses focus on the impacts of policy for newly arrived refugees and migrants.
Select the links below to read policies and AMES responses.
9 September 2013
Read AMES response to the Victoria Police review of cross cultural practices.Read More
15 March 2013
Read AMES response to DEEWR's consultation paper. This Issues Paper seeks to help the government review existing services and determine the delivery of employment services from July 2015 onwards.Read More
8 August 2012
Read AMES response to the Department of Immigrations & Citizenship's call for the community's views on the feasibility of a private sponsorship pilot program as a way to improve Australia's Humanitarian Program.Read More
27 July 2012
AMES and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have released a joint discussion paper that identifies employment in the health sector for people who have arrived as refugees is a win/win for refugees and the health system as a whole.Read More