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Title Insight: Seeking Asylum / Director: Francis, Simon
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 min. 39 sec.) ; 319681492 bytes
Summary What's behind the recent increase in asylum seekers? More people are arriving in Australia by boat seeking asylum. 19 boats carrying asylum seekers have arrived in Australia since the Rudd Government abolished the previous government's Temporary Protection Visas and Pacific Solution scheme.What's behind the recent increase? The Opposition says the Government's gone soft. But the Government says its policies are firm and international conflicts are to blame.How do we strike a balance between humanitarian responsibility and border protection?Australian current affairs forum program, presented by Jenny Brockie. (An SBS production, in English) (News) CC WS
Event Broadcast 2009-05-19 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Emigration and immigration -- International cooperation.
Human smuggling.
Immigrants -- Social conditions.
Refugee children -- Education.
Form Streaming video
Author Brockie, Jenny, host
Francis, Simon, director
Gregg, Michael, contributor
Healey, Norma, contributor
Houssainic, Safdar, contributor
Ilicic, Danuta, contributor
Nasiri, Chaman, contributor
Rae, Reg, contributor
Samim, Arif, contributor
Towle, Richard, contributor
Vik, Monique, contributor