ABC Radio National: Immigration Minister Andrew Giles discusses increasing Australia’s refugee intake

by | Aug 17, 2022 | Posted to: News | Tags: , , Originally published by : ABC

Immigration Minister Andrew Giles marks the anniversary of the fall of Kabul on ABC Radio National, discussing Australia’s humanitarian pathways and the potential of community sponsorship.

“(T)he government has made some wider commitments around our refugee and humanitarian program to increase the intake overall quite considerably and also, recognising the extraordinary goodwill and compassion that’s found in the Australian community, to provide for an additional 5,000 community sponsorship places.”

Listen to the full segment (at 4:26)

(begins at 4 minutes 26 seconds), originally aired on ABC Radio National, 15th of August, 2022 at 7:35am AEST.