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.


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.