Colin Smith

Waleed Aly repeats the widespread canard that the Greens believe “asylum seekers’ human rights must be protected, even if it kills them” (‘The Australian Solution’, August). In fact, the Greens’ position – set out in a submission to the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers, available on their website – is essentially the same as Aly’s own: we should massively increase the direct intake from Indonesia and other places to discourage people from getting on boats.

Colin Smith

St Kilda, VIC