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No truth to Prime Minister’s claim about Global Compact on Migration

MEDIA RELEASE   21 November 2018   The Prime Minister’s claim that the signing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration would compromise its immigration policy and border security is nonsense, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)…

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Manus Island: Australian and PNG leaders must act urgently to save lives

MEDIA RELEASE 21 November 2018   The misery of indefinite detention on Manus Island is pushing increasing numbers of refugees and people seeking asylum to suicide attempts and self-harm, a new report by the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)…

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Total number of displaced persons worldwide (25.4 million refugees) 2017

House icon with people inside, and number 23,111

Number of refugees
resettled or recognised
in Australia
2017

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Proportion of people seeking asylum
recognised by Australia in 2017

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Country hosting the
most refugees: Turkey
2017