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Asylum Seekers: An Aussie Response of A Different Kind

Thursday 23rd April / presented by Tanya Bunter

Asylum seekers have been hitting the headlines again this week and continue to be a hotly debated topic.

Earlier this month the Australian Government announced they would spend $4.1 million to fund the production of a telemovie to be screened in ‘refugee hot spots’ like Syria, Iran and Afghanistan.

The film will include storylines about asylum seekers drowning at sea and will feature the Australian Navy, in an attempt to deter them coming to Australia.

We had James Arvanitakis on the phone to talk about this telemovie and the broader ramifications of this kind of policy.

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