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World Refugee Week

Tuesday 21st June / presented by Scott Quigg

World Refugee Week kicked off yesterday in Australia.

It’s been around since 1986 and aims to help people understand why refugees make the often perilous journey from their homeland.

The week is also a chance to reflect on the challenges refugees face upon arrival in a new country.

Refugee Council Communications Director Tim O'Connor and Human Rights Watch Deputy Director for Asia Phil Robertson joined us to talk about the current situation for refugees coming to Australia.

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