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The budget and asylum seekers on bridging visas (SBS)

20 May 20140 comments

The federal government claims it’s been 21 weeks since the last successful people smuggling venture to Australia, and its budget predicts if that trend continues, Australia will save $2.5-billion over five years.

But what does the federal budget mean for those people who have been intercepted trying to come to Australia, or the 30,000 boat arrivals waiting onshore?

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