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Information flows

22 Sep


The newly elected Australian Government have come under fire recently about their decision not to release information about new boat arrivals. From what I can tell, they plan to stop the publication of regular data about the numbers, nationalities and family breakdowns of the boats that arrive.

The newly ousted former government (now opposition), the media, and many commentators and advocates are up in arms about it.

I’m not.

Before you get upset at me, don’t worry, I’m not a fan of any of the new governments asylum seeker policies. They’re a tragedy!! But the decision not to publish this info doesn’t have me all that concerned…. And here’s why…

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