The federal coalition has announced the asylum seeker policy which will be put into effect if it wins the federal election.
The Guardian reported on the policy announcement, which focused on the re-introduction of Temporary Protection Visas that have been previously outlawed by the Labor government. The announcement details can be read by clicking here.
Asylum seeker advocates have immediately responded, suggesting that the new policy is another step backwards for Australia. You can read Julian Burnside’s immediate response by clicking here.