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senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:18

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-05-16.34.1 motion] to read the bill for a [http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html third time].
  • This means that the bill is now passed in the Senate. Since the bill has already been passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The main idea of the bill is to ensure that asylum seekers who unlawfully arrive anywhere in Australia are subject to the same regional processing arrangements as asylum seekers who arrive at an excised offshore place such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island Christmas Island].
  • ''Background of the Bill''
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place".(Read the full report [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html here]. )
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa affair]. That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php excised offshore places] are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.(More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].)
  • This means that all asylum seekers arriving by boat in either mainland Australia or an offshore Australian territory that has been excised are unable to apply for protection visas and will be sent to regional processing countries (currently [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Island Papua New Guinea] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru]) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved.
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-05-16.34.1) to read the bill for a [third time](http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html).
  • This means that the bill is now passed in the Senate. Since the bill has already been passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The main idea of the bill is to ensure that asylum seekers who unlawfully arrive anywhere in Australia are subject to the same regional processing arrangements as asylum seekers who arrive at an excised offshore place such as [Christmas Island](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island).
  • _Background of the Bill_
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers](http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/), particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "the [_Migration Act 1958_](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/) be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place".(Read the full report [here](http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html). )
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [Tampa affair](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair). That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [excised offshore places](http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php) are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.(More information on the [Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920) is available on the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940).)
  • This means that all asylum seekers arriving by boat in either mainland Australia or an offshore Australian territory that has been excised are unable to apply for protection visas and will be sent to regional processing countries (currently [Papua New Guinea](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Island) and [Nauru](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru)) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved.
  • References
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:55

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-05-16.34.1 motion] to read the bill for a [http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html third time].
  • This means that the bill is now passed in the Senate. Since the bill has already been passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The main idea of the bill is to ensure that asylum seekers who unlawfully arrive anywhere in Australia are subject to the same regional processing arrangements as asylum seekers who arrive at an excised offshore place such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island Christmas Island].
  • ''Background of the Bill''
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place".[1]
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place".(Read the full report [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html here]. )
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa affair]. That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php excised offshore places] are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.[2]
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa affair]. That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php excised offshore places] are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.(More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].)
  • This means that all asylum seekers arriving by boat in either mainland Australia or an offshore Australian territory that has been excised are unable to apply for protection visas and will be sent to regional processing countries (currently [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Island Papua New Guinea] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru]) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved.
  • References
  • * [1] Read the full report [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html here].
  • * [2] More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by mackay

on 2014-02-21 12:19:46

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-05-16.34.1 motion] to read the bill for a [http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html third time].
  • This means that the bill is now passed in the Senate. Since the bill has already been passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • The main idea of the bill is to ensure that asylum seekers who unlawfully arrive anywhere in Australia are subject to the same regional processing arrangements as asylum seekers who arrive at an excised offshore place such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island Christmas Island].
  • ''Background of the Bill''
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "''that the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place''".[1]
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place".[1]
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa affair]. That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php excised offshore places] are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.[2]
  • This means that all asylum seekers arriving by boat in either mainland Australia or an offshore Australian territory that has been excised are unable to apply for protection visas and will be sent to regional processing countries (currently [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Island Papua New Guinea] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru]) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved.
  • References
  • * [1] Read the full report [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html here].
  • * [2] More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].
  • * [2] More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by mackay

on 2014-02-21 12:18:48

Title

  • Bills - Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012; Third Reading
  • Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012 - Third Reading - Read a third time

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-05-16.34.1 motion] to read the bill for a [http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html third time].
  • This means that the bill is now passed in the Senate. Since the bill has already been passed in the House of Representatives, the bill will now become law.
  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the Senate. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate is the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • The main idea of the bill is to ensure that asylum seekers who unlawfully arrive anywhere in Australia are subject to the same regional processing arrangements as asylum seekers who arrive at an excised offshore place such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island Christmas Island].
  • <p><b> Background of the Bill</b></p>
  • <p>This Bill was introduced in response to the report by the <a href="http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/">Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers</a>. This Bill addresses Recommendation 14 from this report, which advised that the <i> Migration Act 1958 </i> be amended so that persons that arrive by arrive by boat either in Australia or in offshore locations (such as Christmas Island) have the same lawful status. This means that asylum seekers arriving in Australia or in an offshore location are treated the same way under law.</p>
  • ''Background of the Bill''
  • <p>This Bill means that asylum seekers arriving by boat in either Australia or an offshore location are unable to apply for protection visas. Instead, these people will be sent to regional processing countries (currently Papua New Guinea and Nauru) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved. A new term for such persons, 'unauthorised maritime arrival', has been developed to cover asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by sea and are unable to apply for a protection visa.</p>
  • This bill was introduced in response to a report by the [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/ Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers], particularly Recommendation 14 which states that: "''that the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ma1958118/ ''Migration Act 1958''] be amended so that arrival anywhere on Australia by irregular maritime means will not provide individuals with a different lawful status than those who arrive in an excise offshore place''".[1]
  • More information can be found <a href="http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=BillId_Phrase%3A%22r4920%22%20Dataset%3Abillsdgs;rec=0">here </a.
  • By implementing this recommendation, the bill extends the excision regime that was introduced in 2001 following the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa affair]. That regime provides that asylum seekers who arrive in Australia at [http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/f/as-exc.php excised offshore places] are unable to apply for protection visas (in effect, refugee status under Australian law) unless the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship decides it is in the public interest that they do so. The effect of this bill will be to extend the excision provisions to the whole country.[2]
  • This means that all asylum seekers arriving by boat in either mainland Australia or an offshore Australian territory that has been excised are unable to apply for protection visas and will be sent to regional processing countries (currently [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Island Papua New Guinea] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru]) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved.
  • References
  • * [1] Read the full report [http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/report.html here].
  • * [2] More information on the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4920 Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012] is available on the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/2282415/upload_binary/2282415.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (680 KB). Also see an ABC news report explaining the effect of this bill [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-16/parliament-excises-mainland-from-migration-zone/4693940 here].
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by Natasha Burrows

on 2013-11-06 17:29:12

Title

Description

  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the Senate. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate if the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the Senate. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate is the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • <p><b> Background of the Bill</b></p>
  • <p>This Bill was introduced in response to the report by the <a href="http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/">Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers</a>. This Bill addresses Recommendation 14 from this report, which advised that the <i> Migration Act 1958 </i> be amended so that persons that arrive by arrive by boat either in Australia or in offshore locations (such as Christmas Island) have the same lawful status. This means that asylum seekers arriving in Australia or in an offshore location are treated the same way under law.</p>
  • <p>This Bill means that asylum seekers arriving by boat in either Australia or an offshore location are unable to apply for protection visas. Instead, these people will be sent to regional processing countries (currently Papua New Guinea and Nauru) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved. A new term for such persons, 'unauthorised maritime arrival', has been developed to cover asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by sea and are unable to apply for a protection visa.</p>
  • More information can be found <a href="http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=BillId_Phrase%3A%22r4920%22%20Dataset%3Abillsdgs;rec=0">here </a.
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by Natasha Burrows

on 2013-09-15 17:19:00

Title

Description

  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the House of Representatives. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate if the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the Senate. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate if the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • <p><b> Background of the Bill</b></p>
  • <p>This Bill was introduced in response to the report by the <a href="http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/">Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers</a>. This Bill addresses Recommendation 14 from this report, which advised that the <i> Migration Act 1958 </i> be amended so that persons that arrive by arrive by boat either in Australia or in offshore locations (such as Christmas Island) have the same lawful status. This means that asylum seekers arriving in Australia or in an offshore location are treated the same way under law.</p>
  • <p>This Bill means that asylum seekers arriving by boat in either Australia or an offshore location are unable to apply for protection visas. Instead, these people will be sent to regional processing countries (currently Papua New Guinea and Nauru) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved. A new term for such persons, 'unauthorised maritime arrival', has been developed to cover asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by sea and are unable to apply for a protection visa.</p>
  • More information can be found <a href="http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=BillId_Phrase%3A%22r4920%22%20Dataset%3Abillsdgs;rec=0">here </a.
senate vote 2013-05-16#7

Edited by Natasha Burrows

on 2013-09-15 17:18:42

Title

  • Bills Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012; Third Reading
  • Bills - Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012; Third Reading

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Kate Lundy</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Sarah Hanson-Young</p>
  • <p>We have been debating this legislation for two hours and 20 minutes. We are about to excise Australia's entire mainland. We have dealt with amendments that relate to the detention of children on Manus Island. We have dealt with amendments that relate to giving appropriate media access to these detention centres. We have dealt with an amendment in relation to ensuring that Australia's Human Rights Commission has access. There is no evidence that this bill, if passed, will save any lives. In fact, all the evidence is to the contrary. It is going to cost people's lives and damage people who are already suffering from such harm.</p>
  • <p>This is a bad piece of legislation, an immoral piece of legislation, and all we see is the government and the opposition ramming it through in just over two hours, despite the fact that it was not meant to be on the agenda this morning. We think it is very important for people to understand that this is how desperate both the Labor Party and the Liberal Party are in the race to the bottom on refugees. They have discarded all proper process and are simply ramming this through. The result will mean more suffering, more harm and more damage to refugees who have fled war. It is a pretty low point in this parliament. It is a pretty low point for our country. John Howard could not succeed in getting this done, but Julia Gillard has.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">John Hogg</p>
  • <p>The question is that this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • <p> This is a vote on the <a href="http://www.peo.gov.au/students/fact_sheets/making_law.html">third reading</a> of the Bill in the House of Representatives. The majority voted aye, which means these members support the main idea of the Bill. Because the third reading in the Senate if the final stage of the legislative process in Parliament, this Bill has now become law.</p>
  • <p><b> Background of the Bill</b></p>
  • <p>This Bill was introduced in response to the report by the <a href="http://expertpanelonasylumseekers.dpmc.gov.au/">Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers</a>. This Bill addresses Recommendation 14 from this report, which advised that the <i> Migration Act 1958 </i> be amended so that persons that arrive by arrive by boat either in Australia or in offshore locations (such as Christmas Island) have the same lawful status. This means that asylum seekers arriving in Australia or in an offshore location are treated the same way under law.</p>
  • <p>This Bill means that asylum seekers arriving by boat in either Australia or an offshore location are unable to apply for protection visas. Instead, these people will be sent to regional processing countries (currently Papua New Guinea and Nauru) for the processing of their refugee claims. The rationale behind this legislation is the need to discourage asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat because of the dangers involved. A new term for such persons, 'unauthorised maritime arrival', has been developed to cover asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by sea and are unable to apply for a protection visa.</p>
  • More information can be found <a href="http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=BillId_Phrase%3A%22r4920%22%20Dataset%3Abillsdgs;rec=0">here </a.