Khanh Hoang

Associate Lecturer
LLB (Hons)/BEc (ANU), GDLP with merit (ANU)
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Biography

Khanh Hoang undertakes interdisciplinary research in the areas of migration law, refugee law and law reform in the ANU Migration Law Program.

Prior to coming to the ANU, he was a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission. He has continued his law reform interest at ANU by contributing to many law reform submissions in the migration and refugee area, appearing before Senate committees and writing for, and speaking to, various media outlets on migration issues.

Appointments

Co-chair, Refugee Rights Subcommittee - Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
Member, Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

Significant research publications

  • K Hoang, 'The Rise of Crimmigration in Australia: Importing Laws and Exporting Lives' in The Palgrave Handbook on Criminology and Global South (forthcoming 2017)
  • K Hoang, Distance is no hurdle: Reforming the family violence exception to better protect immigrant women in rural, remote and regional communities, International Journal of Rural Law and Policy [2015] 2, Article 1
  • K Hoang, Aiding Innovation and Entrepreneurship Through Migration Policy: A View from Australia, International Journal of Social Sciences (2015), Vol 4(3), 59-81.
  • K Hoang, Of Secrecy and Enforcement: Border Force Act, NSW Law Society Journal, August 2015, 78-80.
  • K Hoang, Bad Character: Visa Cancellation on the basis of involvement in criminal conduct, LegalDate (2015) Vol 27(2), 7-8.
  • K Hoang, Shifting the Onus: The Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014 (Cth), Immigration Review, Issue 62, 3-8.

 

Recent news

16
Jun
2017
Australian Parliament House
The Australian Government this week introduced a new Bill into parliament to amend the Citizenship Act 2007. The move comes just two weeks after submissions to its discussion paper had closed – those submissions have not been made public.
05
May
2017
Absrtact picture of birds flying out of a prison wall
ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.
13
Feb
2017
Dorota Gozdecka
An international law researcher at The Australian National University (ANU) believes US President Donald Trump's executive order into travel restrictions will likely end up before the US Supreme Court, where it could be a win-win situation for President Trump.
11
Aug
2016
Nauru
The Guardian Australia has released more than 2,000 leaked incident reports from Australia’s offshore processing centre on Nauru. These reports cover the period from May 2013 to October 2015. They document numerous incidents of child sexual abuse, assault and attempted self-harm.

In the Media

17
May
2017
Khanh Hoang writes in The Interpreter
15
Aug
2016
Khanh Hoang 2SER
17
Feb
2016
Khanh Hoang writes in The Conversation

Past events

17
May
2017
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10.00AM to 7.00PM
Panel discussion

Learn about the legal issues impacting counter-terrorism, citizenship, race relations, climbing imprisonment rates and the South China Sea.

13
Feb
2017
Donald Trump
5.30PM to 7.00PM
Discussion

Recent executive orders issues by President Donald Trump have shocked many and created an unprecedented travel crisis. 

Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

Research biography

Khanh Hoang undertakes interdisciplinary research in the areas of migration law, refugee law and law reform in the ANU Migration Law Program.

Prior to coming to the ANU, he was a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission. He has continued his law reform interest at ANU by contributing to many law reform submissions in the migration and refugee area, appearing before Senate committees and writing for, and speaking to, various media outlets on migration issues.

He has research interests in migration law and policy in Australia as well as international refugee law.

Research projects & collaborations

Khanh is currently a PhD candidate at the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW. His PhD will examine the potential of additional or complementary pathways to refugee protection through the use of labour mobility. In particular, it examines how such pathways can be operationalized in the Australian context.

Conference papers & presentations

K Hoang, Enhancing refugee protection through labour mobility, Presentatiion at the Kaldor Centre Emerging Scholars Network 17 November 2016

Government submissions

Submission to the Senate Legal on Constitutional Affairs Committee, Inquiry into self-harm and neglect of asylum asskers in relation to the Nauru Regional Processing Centre, and any like allegations in relation to Manus Regional Processing Centre (17 November 2016) (on behalf of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights)

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Visa Revalidation and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]  (for the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law)

Hoang, Khanh, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures Bill) 2016

Hoang, Khanh, Kirk, Linda, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee, Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2015 (26 November 2015).

Hoang, Khanh, Kirk, Linda, Zagor, Matthew, Matthew, Penny, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee, Inquiry in the Maritime and Migration (Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 (October 2014)

 

 

 

 

 

Committees

Co-chair, Refugee Rights Subcommittee, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

Co-chair, Refugee Legal Centres monthly teleconference (hosted in conjunction with Kaldor Centre, UNSW)

Case notes & book reviews

K Hoang and J Townsend: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v Le [2106] FCAFC 120, Australian Journal of Administrative Law 24(4) (2017) (forthcoming)

 

Honours thesis supervision

Sarah Dobbie - 'Temporary Protection or Stay Arrangements in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of 'Particular (un)suitability' - Semester 1, 2016

Arthur Bi - Private Sponsorship, Free Market and International Refugee Burden Sharing: Two Policy Initiatives to Expand Australia’s Refugee Resettlement Capacity - Semester 2, 2016

How my works connects with public policy

I regularly make submissions to Sentate and other Inquries on immigration law related legislation, and I have given evidence to Committees on numerous occasions. 

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