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Regional publications

UNHCR produces a variety of publications related to its work in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

Explore the links below to learn more about what UNHCR does in the region through our fact sheets, legal and policy submissions, monitoring reports, and position papers.

Legal and policy submissions

UNHCR's office in Canberra makes submissions to national governments in the region when they propose new legislation and policies relevant to refugees, asylum seekers, migration, and other areas under UNHCR's mandate.

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Position papers

UNHCR's office in Canberra publishes papers to express the organisation's position on relevant issues regarding refugees, asylum, migration, and other related policies across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. 

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Fact sheets

UNHCR's office in Canberra publishes fact sheets about relevant laws and policies in the countries it is responsible for. In the past, UNHCR has also created fact sheets about the situation of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island. 

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Monitoring reports

UNHCR has previously conducted general and medical expert missions to Nauru and Manus Island to monitor the conditions of refugees and asylum seekers transferred offshore by Australia. 

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