The Asylum-Seeker Debate in Australia

Electoral politics have swamped the debate on irregular migrants, the "boat-people" that is, in Australia. Prime Minister candidates Kevin Rudd, Tony Abbott and the Greens continue to present many of the shibboleths and oversimplifications that have skewed discussions of this issue for years. The motifs peddled in most quarters are directed by misinformation, exaggeration and fabrication and ideological blinkers.

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