Savitri Taylor

La Trobe University

Dr Savitri Taylor is an Associate Professor in the Law School at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). She has been researching and publishing on refugee law and asylum policy at the national, regional and international level for over 25 years. Her current major research project (in partnership with Dr Klaus Neumann) is titled “Protecting Non-Citizens: An Australian legal and political history, 1945-1989”. Dr Taylor is also very involved with the refugee sector in Australia. Most recently (2019), she partnered with the Refugee Council of Australia to publish a research report entitled “The Use of Non-Judicial Accountability Mechanisms by the Refugee Sector in Australia”.

Savitri will be speaking on the panel 'How to hold the Government to account' on Thursday 13 February

    2.15pm - 3.45pm

    Conference Day One Thursday 13

    Parallel Session: How to hold the Government to account

    This workshop offers refugee advocates an understanding of non-judicial accountability mechanisms and their potential use in client and policy work. It also offers an opportunity for new and seasoned advocates to share knowledge and practical action.

    Raziq Qasimi, Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT)


    Savitri Taylor, La Trobe University
    Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia


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