Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers
Please note: some of the older links to news stories may be broken.
May 2022 media
Young, smart and unable to pursue a future (Sydney Morning Herald) May 16 Australia election 2022: Are Australia’s refugee releases an election ploy? (BBC News) May 15 For 19,000 people, this election could open the door to life (Sydney Morning Herald) May 15 Coalition, Labor back policy to charge fees for immigration detention, but experts…
April 2022 media
Australia’s Hazaras call for faster residency processing amid ‘systematic’ attacks in Afghanistan (SBS) April 28 ‘Nobody wants to run from the war’ – a voice from Ukraine’s displaced millions describes the conflicting pulls of home, family and safety (The Conversation) April 28 Kristina Keneally grilled over Labor’s plans to abolish temporary protection visas after Anthony Albanese’s…
March 2022 media
Australia to take in 16,500 more refugees from Afghanistan at cost of $666 million (ABC News) March 30 Federal budget to fund 16,500 more places for Afghan refugees over four years after pressure on Coalition (The Guardian) March 29 Why it took Australia nine years to accept New Zealand’s refugee deal (The Guardian) March 29…