Academic articles (peer-reviewed)
Chris Maylea and Asher Hirsch, ‘The right to refuse – bringing the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 into compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, Alternative Law Journal (forthcoming).
Asher Hirsch, ‘The Borders Beyond the Border: Australia’s Extraterritorial Migration Controls’, (2017) Refugee Survey Quarterly.
Christopher Maylea & Asher Hirsch, ‘Social Workers as Collaborators? The Ethics of Working Within Australia’s Asylum System‘, (2017) Ethics and Social Welfare.
Five quotes from the Turnbull-Trump call show the folly of Australia’s refugee policy, The Conversation, 4 August 2017
Would Peter Dutton Pass his own Citizenship Test?, Right Now, 23 June 2017
Book Review: What is a Refugee?, Arena Magazine (print), June 2017.
Book Review: Troubled Transit: Asylum Seekers Stuck in Indonesia, Border Criminologies Blog, 13 January 2017
To stop boat deaths, abolish carrier sanctions and let asylum seekers travel by plane, Right Now, 8 December 2016
Private resettlement models offer a way for Australia to lift its refugee intake, The Conversation, 19 September 2016
Closing the Country: Where to next for Australia’s asylum seekers?, Policy Forum, 30 June 2016
Does What Happens Offshore, Stay Offshore?, Asylum Insight, 17 March 2016
High Court Ruling: Our Government Can Still Decide to Protect Refugee Rights, Right Now, 5 February 2016
Funding barriers shut out asylum seekers and refugees from further education, The Conversation, 11 December 2015
Even Once They Win It, Citizenship Is Used Against Refugees, New Matilda, 23 November 2015
Did ‘ending’ detention on Nauru also end the constitutional challenge to offshore processing?, The Conversation, 9 October 2015
The Economic Cost of Australia’s Asylum Policies, Right Now, 21 August 2015
The Extra-territorialisation of Migration Control and the Right to Seek Asylum, Right Now, 5 December 2014
The Freedom Interviews: Mark Isaacs, Right Now, 22 August 2014
Does Government Spying Violate Human Rights Law?, Right Now, 11 March 2014
NGOs, Government Censorship and You, Right Now, 14 December 2013
Australia’s Complicity in Detention Centre Violence, Right Now, 17 September 2013
Sound minds, double standards and the right to vote, ABC Ramp Up, 6 September 2013
Disability and Voting Rights, Right Now, 6 September 2013
Interview with Refugees, Right Now, 18 July 2013
Is a Regional Solution for Asylum Seekers Possible?, Right Now, 9 July 2013
A Conversation on the Train, Right Now, 13 June 2013
Rainbows in the Court Room: How the Law Can Protect Our Environment, Castan Centre, 25 March 2013