Last week Minister for Immigration Scott Morrison announced that Australia would increase its humanitarian intake as part of a number of amendments to the Migration Act. The amendments passed the Senate and are assured passage through the House of Representatives.



ACL has lobbied for this increase for a number of years. ACL Chief-of-Staff Martyn Iles talks about the announcement in this interview.



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See ACL's Media Release about the announcement here.



See also Media Releases from October and September, as well as this article by ACL Managing Director Lyle Shelton.