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COMMENT: Our immigration system is broken. Let’s not wait another 20 years to fix it
Something is very wrong with an immigration system that rips a well-loved family away from their regional community only to put them in detention.
- Andrew Bartlett *
It was more than 20 years ago, back in October 1997, that I first entered Parliament.
Across those years, many people have worked on many issues which went to the heart of trying to make our nation a fairer, less unjust place.
A lot has changed. I was in Parliament when Howard outlawed same-sex marriage and in Parliament when same-sex…