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Excisions from the migration zone: policy and practice

Refugees Immigrants Australia
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One of the strategies the Australian government has put in place since 2001 for dealing with the arrival of unauthorised people by boat is the excision of islands around northern Australia from the migration zone. The government claims this deters people from making the trip and frustrates the activities of people smugglers, thus protecting and controlling Australia's borders. Moira Coombs describes the policy and its implementation.

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