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Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

The cruelty of the federal government’s immigration services is well-established, but what’s happening in the states and territories? This is the focus of a new report out today.

  • Chris Woods
  • Crikey

Last week, the Department of Home Affairs began rolling out staggered cuts to support services for around 1500 people seeking asylum.

Welk 1aThe government’s decision to kick people off Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) — which amounts to $35 per day coupled with some healthcare services — follows years of similar withdrawal of legal support, appeal options, and…

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