- School of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
- Centre for Urban Transitions
Peter Mares is an independent writer and researcher. He is the author of two books: Not Quite Australian: how temporary migration is changing Australia (Text 2016) and Borderline (UNSW Press 2001 & 2002), an award-winning analysis of Australia’s policies towards asylum seekers and refugees. Peter is also contributing editor with the online magazine Inside Story and senior moderator with The Cranlana Programme, an independent not-for-profit foundation that promotes ethical leadership. Previously, Peter worked for 25 years as a journalist and broadcaster with the ABC, where he presented national radio programs and served as a foreign correspondent. Throughout his career Peter has combined journalism with public policy research, particularly on migration, and has been an adjunct research fellow at Swinburne University since 2002.
migration; refugees; asylum seekers; public policy
Fields of Research
- Migration - 160303
- Public Policy - 160510
Also published as: Mares, Peter; Mares, P.
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- 2017-05-31: Suring with Singer - Inside Story
- 2017-03-17: Anarcho-Marxist claptrap and the rule of law - Inside Story
- 2016-12-14: Every town is a Bordertown - Inside Story
- 2016-10-25: Ageing parents: the next wave of temporary migrants - Inside Story
- 2016-10-14: How many migrants come to Australia each year? (with Henry Sherrell) - Inside Story
- 2016-09-09: New migrants on board the budget cut omnibus - Inside Story
- 2016-07-05: Comparing apples and oranges - Inside Story