While various believe that refugees have broken the rules in order to obtain to Australia, there is evidence to suggest quite the opposite. Refugees who arrive in Australia by boat are not engaging in illegal activity. According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights “which recognizes the right of persons to seek asylum from persecution in other countries, regardless of how they arrive or whether they hold valid travel or identify documents” (1954). The Convention stipulates that what would usuall...
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... involvement in solving the issues that send refugees here in the first place. Australia as a whole needs to provide aid, and involvement in diplomacy and even in military situations such as when foreign countries intervened between East Timor and Indonesia successfully is a situation where Australia has helped prevent a refugee-creating situation. Without this, the levels of conflict will continue.
Though numerous Australians are opposed to the idea of accepting refuges into our country, many ought to consider the facts before making a final verdict. Surely if more Australians knew about the favourable deeds they partake in, the contribution towards increasing our resources and economy and overall how much enhanced Australia would be, then we can rightfully accept more refugees into our lands and provide an ending to international conflicts before they even start.
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