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ACT excluding asylum seekers from accessing essential services: report
A new report finds laws and policies in the ACT are excluding asylum seekers and refugees from accessing essential services.
- Han Nguyen
- The Canberra Times
The report, State of Refuge, to be published Monday by the Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project, analysed how state and territory governments were faring in attempts to fill gaps left by the Commonwealth.
The report looks into three service areas: education, health, and housing.
One of the report’s authors, Julia Wallace, said the report found the ACT was one of the worst performers for…