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Tony Abbott hardens stance on Gillard's Malaysia Solution

Posted by jaypee 951 days ago Australia
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Tony Abbott yesterday hardened his opposition to Julia Gillard's plan to legislate to revive her stalled Malaysia Solution, describing the policy as flawed and attacking the Prime Minister as stubborn and graceless.

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Australia furthers plans to expel asylum seekers

Posted by jaypee 953 days ago Australia
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The Australian government wants to forge ahead with its policy of deporting asylum seekers to other countries to deter them from trying to reach Australia, despite its highest court scuttling a refugee swap deal with Malaysia.

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Australia to change law to allow offshore refugee processing

Posted by jacobo 954 days ago Australia
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CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said on Monday her government was "determined" to make broad amendments to Australia's migration laws to halt people smuggling and go ahead with the asylum seeker swap deal with Malaysia.

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New wave of asylum boats to land in days

Posted by jaypee 958 days ago Australia
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At least five boats carrying hundreds of asylum seekers have set sail for Australia in a sign people smugglers are dramatically escalating their trade to take advantage of the Gillard Government's non-existent border protection regime.


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Australian Immigration Guest Worker Scheme to be Discussed

Posted by jacobo 960 days ago Australia
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The Australian government is considering expanding its "guest worker" scheme in order to fill chronic labour shortages.

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Australia to halt offshore immigration centre plans

Posted by jacobo 960 days ago Australia
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SYDNEY: Australia will be forced to suspend plans for off-shore processing of asylum seekers after a court ruled a refugee swap deal with Malaysia illegal, Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said yesterday.

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New access card for ACT asylum seekers

Posted by jacobo 961 days ago Australia
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ASYLUM seekers in the ACT are to be given new access cards to make it easier for them use government services.

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Low-skilled migrant numbers to surge

Posted by jacobo 961 days ago Australia
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LOW-SKILLED migrants will be flown in to work on mining and infrastructure projects as the government lowers the qualifications for Australia's "imported" workforce.

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