The Abbott Government must commit to quickly and fairly processing the asylum claims of 157 Tamils who will reach the Australian mainland, the Australian Greens have said.
"The Immigration Minister is a spectacular failure by his own measure, as well as the measure of the international community and decent, caring Australians," the Greens' immigration spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.
Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam
July 25, 2014
Scott Ludlam is delighted to be attending Splendour in the Grass (#SITG) tomorrow to join an impressive panel of international guests.
The Australian Greens said today that new figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, showing that more than 50,000 children were in care during 2012-13, highlights the importance of the Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care.