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Asylum seekers living in the community on Bridging Visa E: Community sector's response to detrimental policies

McNevin, Anne; Correa-Velez, Ignacio


In 1997, the Australian government introduced regulations restricting work rights, income and Medicare access to asylum seekers living in the community on Bridging Visa E (BVE). These visa conditions have resulted in unacceptable hardship for asylum seekers. In response, a variety of community based agencies have been established across Australia. This study documents and collates the experiences of some of these agencies working in Victoria. These organisations maintain a high degree of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Social Issues


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