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Scott Morrison proposes releasing asylum seekers onto Australian mainland under TPV plan (Mandurah Mail)

10 September 20140 comments

Asylum seekers who arrived by boat last year could be offered temporary protection visas and allowed to live in the Australian mainland community, in a major policy backflip by the Abbott government.

The shift could signal a disintegration in the offshore processing policy that the government has vehemently defended, but now concedes has its “challenges”.

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