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Six Issues Missing From The Asylum Seeker Debate

Thursday, 28 June 2012 - 12:47am
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"The desperate, frantic efforts of politicians clambering for a tidy solution – one where they can say “we just got something done” – is simply insufficient. Complex, far-reaching arrangements and relationships, which are capable of effectively responding to those in need of protection are required. All of this means we need a discussion of many things that were not on the table yesterday, and show no sign of being raised in future."