immigration

Immigration Bill Debacle

Two Labor MP’s have contributed to a report which calls for a significant portion of the bill to be scrapped. The bill will give the Immigration minister significant powers which could impinge on human rights not the least of which is the power to imprison people who do not comply with ministerial orders. Image: Image: …

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Migrants to a manic market

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced changes to Australia’s immigration policy on Saturday. The Prime Minister said these reforms to immigration needed to be brought to a “sustainable level” and said that “the system is broken.” These reforms will crack down on international student visas and low-skilled jobs. This comes as a reported half-a million people …

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Refugees and mayoral candidate call for government action on visas in Brisbane

On Sunday, the Refugee Action Collective and Tamil Diaspora Association of Queensland marched through Brisbane calling for the Australian government to grant refugees in Brisbane permanent visas in place of the rolling three month bridging visas, which means they can’t get steady work, housing or Medicare. They say they are unable to go back to …

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