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A Refugee Committed Suicide At Brisbane Airport An Barely Anyone Noticed

November 02, 2015 | Buzfeed Australia

Reza Alizadeh. Supplied

At around 4 a.m. last Tuesday morning, Reza Alizadeh, a 26-year-old Iranian man who had been living in Australia on a bridging visa since 2013, walked to the entrance of Brisbane International Airport. 1,843 more words

Torturing And Health Issues

Hazara community shocked, angered at death of Afghan asylum seeker

October 20, 2015 | the age

Members of Dandenong’s Hazara community gathered in parkland in Dandenong on Tuesday to pay their respects to Afghan asylum seeker Khodayar Amini, who died after setting himself on fire on Sunday. 616 more words

Torturing And Health Issues

New visa types cannot be used until fresh legislation is passed

November 15, 2014 | the guardian

New visa was critical to gaining Palmer United party support but it is unclear how it would work or how many would be granted… 619 more words

Asylum Policy

Papua New Guinea to offer bridging visas to Manus refugees. Has Scott Morrison been bullshitting?

Minister says asylum seekers found to be refugees will be given ‘cultural training’ but not permanent resettlement

Papua New Guinea has insisted that a permanent agreement on resettlement of refugees is still being determined but has signalled temporary concessions for those held in Manus Island detention centre by offering them bridging visas and “cultural training”. 462 more words

Scott Morrison

Residency for asylum seekers mooted under expected deal between Clive Palmer and Scott Morrison

September 24, 2014 | the age

A deal between Clive Palmer and Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to allow temporary protection visas through the Senate is imminent, and could allow asylum seekers to apply for permanent residency. 288 more words

Asylum Seekers

Let's fix this mess

In 2012–13 a total of 50 444 people lodged applications for asylum under the offshore component of the Humanitarian Programme.  The Labor government increased the intake to 20,000 and granted a total of 20 019 visas, of which 12 515 visas were granted under the offshore component and 7504 visas were granted under the onshore component. 1,063 more words

Social Justice

"Code of Conduct"

[Here is what has been circulating as the draft Code of Conduct. pdf NB: see note below]

The new “Code of Behaviour” for asylum seekers in the community on Bridging “E” visas — complete with the invocation of miscegenation — appears designed to incite broader sections of the populace, outside the defence forces, to violence against asylum seekers. 224 more words

Temporary & Bridging Visas