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The ‘White Australia’ policy was not long gone when the first refugees from communist Vietnam sailed into Darwin Harbour, seeking asylum and inadvertently challenging the Fraser government to reject now-familiar policies such as turnbacks and...

Harsh US and Australian policies were developed behind closed doors, carefully exploiting legal loopholes to stop asylum seekers from reaching their borders. Other countries are looking to copy. At the event 'Refugee Deterrence and Diplomacy',...

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