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Deterrence goal locks us onto a path of cruelty

The government has no alternatives in its treatment of asylum seekers other than deterrence. It will stick to his guns no matter the public outcry over camp conditions.

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Coalition’s asylum-seeker policy — lost at sea

The asylum policies of the Coalition are not only cruel, they are unworkable, writes John Menadue, Centre for Policy Development director and former Department of Immigration secretary, and Arja Keski Nummi, former first assistant secretary in the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

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More sloppy thinking on asylum seekers

It is possible to deter asylum seeker boat arrivals while meeting and exceeding our humanitarian obligations. But no one has put the policy together yet.

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What happened as a result of TPVs and the Pacific Solution?

There’s plenty of data to judge the success of Temporary Protection Visas and the Pacific Solution when we last tried them.

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Crikey Clarifier: government’s visa changes v TPVs

The government’s proposed changes to reintroduce temporary visas for certain asylum seekers is worse than Howard-era TPVs, according to Julian Burnside. Crikey intern Anokhee Shah reports.

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Abbott’s new Pacific Solution

The Pacific Solution will be back if Tony Abbott wins the next election, along with other failed Howard-era asylum seeker policies.

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Illogical Abbott on asylum seekers

Tony Abbott is “talking tough” on asylum seekers and how he would manage refugee issues. Too bad that his plans make no logical sense and would severely impact our relationship with Indonesia, writes Grog.

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Temporary Protection Visas from the future!

Adorable tiny robots!

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