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Coalition policy on asylum is all politics with no responsibility

Tony Abbott’s refusal to participate in the Multi-Party Reference Group shows the Coalition has no intention of saving lives, the Australian Greens said today. “Tony Abbott has no intention of helping refugees, but is only interested in continuing to play politics with the lives of these vulnerable people, even at the expense of our own navy officers’ safety” said Greens Immigration spokesperson Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said today. “The Coalition’s policy of turning back boats and taking away their fuel shows they…

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World Refugee Day figures separate Australian myths from reality: Greens

The Australian Greens say figures released for World Refugee Day today put Australia’s share of the global challenge into perspective. “On World Refugee Day, the Greens renew their call for a fair go for refugees,” Greens’ immigration spokesperson, Sen. Sarah Hanson-Young, said. “Today we give thanks for generations of refugees who have helped improve Australia in a myriad of ways including our cultural, foods, sport, education and business worlds. “It’s important we keep the numbers in perspective because as the…

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Blaming refugees for people smugglers’ tricks not the solution: Greens

Desperate people will keep risking everything they have and flee for Australia via leaky boats if they feel they have no other alternative because of limited protection options, the Australian Greens said today. “In the rush to punish people smugglers, we mustn’t lose sight of the bigger picture and the causes that force people to run for their lives,” Greens’ immigration spokesperson, Sen. Sarah Hanson-Young, said. “People will continue fleeing from war, torture or persecution and will always take their…

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