Migrant Smuggling Working Group
Laws and Policies

The Migrant Smuggling Working Group has additional information in the following areas:

Criminal Law How Australian criminal law applies to migrant smuggling.
Prosecutions Trends and effects of migrant smuggling prosecutions in Australia.
Policies Discussion of the Australian policies designed to reduce migrant smuggling.
International law Discussion of the UN Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air.
Regional cooperation Discussion of regional cooperation with Indonesia, in particular the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime.
Assistance and protection Discussion of the Australian and international laws allowing for assistance to be given to smuggled migrants.
Awareness raising Discussion of awareness campaigns run in Australia and analysis of their effectiveness.