The Greens want an end to the ‘unconscionable’ deportation of migrants with disability

The Greens are pushing to scrap an “unconscionable” policy that means migrant families face deportation if a child in that family was born with a disability.

The Disability Act currently does not apply to the Migration Act, meaning migrants can be told to leave Australia if treating their disability, or that of their child, means they are deemed a burden on the taxpayer.

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Community, Discrimination

Finn McHugh


Date published:
Wed 9th Aug, 2023