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.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

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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