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Fact Check: Will Australia's refugee intake in 2015-16 be the highest since WWII?

Liberal Party of Australia Refugees Middle East
The Government has responded to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Middle East by announcing Australia will take an additional 12,000 refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq in 2015-16, which Foreign Minister Julie Bishop claims amounts to the single largest refugee intake since World War II.
Verdict: Correct
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