Launceston advocates concerned about refugee visa cuts

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:40pm, first published October 8 2020 - 2:00am
HOPE: Juma Piri Piri, who is based in Launceston and immigrated as a refugee himself, hopes the visa number will increase after COVID-19. Picture: Phillip Biggs.

Refugee advocates are concerned about the cuts in Australia's humanitarian visa program, as they believe refugees could help the economy.


Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes


Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.

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