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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Wayne Palmer joined the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University, in July 2019. He is Research Fellow on the ARC Discovery Project Formal and Informal Regulation of Labour Disputes in Southeast Asia (DP190100821). Wayne is also member of the Labour, Equality and Human Rights Research Group and the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre.

Research interests

Wayne is a Southeast Asianist and a migration scholar with extensive experience providing paralegal assistance to migrant workers claiming labour and employment rights. He uses social-legal approaches to examine legal and policy frameworks that govern labour and migration.

Consulting

Wayne has an established record of consultancy work across all areas of research interest. He has previously worked with a range of organisations including: United Nations Development Programme; International Labour Organization; International Organization for Migration; Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA; and Seefar.

Education/Academic qualification

Southeast Asian Studies, PhD, University of Sydney

Award Date: 7 Nov 2014

Educational Studies, Graduate Certificate (Higher Education), University of Sydney

Award Date: 19 Apr 2013

Indonesian and Malay Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class 1 with the University Medal), University of Sydney

Award Date: 8 May 2009

Indonesian and Malay Studies, Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney

Award Date: 4 Nov 2005

External positions

Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Bina Nusantara University

6 Jun 201629 Feb 2020

Research area keywords

  • International Migration
  • Human Trafficking
  • People Smuggling
  • Migrant Rights
  • Indonesia
  • Socio-Legal Studies

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Projects

Research Output

Indonesia and circular labor migration: governance, remittances and multi-directional flows

Bal, C. S. & Palmer, W., Mar 2020, In : Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 29, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

People smuggling by a different name: Australia's ‘turnbacks’ of asylum seekers to Indonesia

Missbach, A. & Palmer, W., 2020, In : Australian Journal of International Affairs. 74, 2, p. 185-206 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prosecuting corporate crime in Indonesia: recruitment agencies that traffic migrant workers

Palmer, W., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Asian Journal of Comparative Law. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bringing the ferrymen into the dock: underage Indonesians as ‘people smugglers’ in transporting asylum seekers and refugees to Australia

Palmer, W. & Missbach, A., 2019, Critical Insights on Irregular Migration Facilitation: Global Perspectives. Sanchez, G. & Achilli, L. (eds.). 1st ed. Florence Italy: European University Institute, p. 30-32 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Deterring asylum seeking in Australia: bribing Indonesian smugglers to return asylum seekers to Indonesia

Missbach, A. & Palmer, W., 2019, In : Court of Conscience. 13, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities

  • 21 Contribution to conference
  • 4 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 4 Editorial responsibility

Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (Journal)

Charanpal Singh (Guest editor), & Wayne Palmer (Guest editor)

Mar 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Inside Indonesia (Journal)

Wayne Palmer (Guest editor), & Claudia Stoicescu (Guest editor)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) Conference

Antje Missbach (Speaker), & Wayne Palmer (Speaker)

11 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

8th International Conference on Business, International Relations, and Diplomacy

Wayne Palmer (Session chair), , Laskarko Patria (Speaker), , Mariko Rizkiansyah (Speaker), , Aditya Permana (Speaker), & Siti Dewi Sri Ratna Sari (Speaker)

9 Oct 201910 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Associations of von Humboldt Fellows on Sharing Knowledge in the Spirit of Humboldt

Antje Missbach (Speaker), & Wayne Palmer (Speaker)

22 Nov 201924 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference