Activist anger following Dutton’s “offensive” refugee comments

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Words have power to influence and inform opinions in the wider community, especially when they are spoken by our elected representatives.

The Immigration Minister’s comments that refugees settled in Australia would be taking Australian jobs and at the same time relying on welfare have created both confusion and offence within the refugee population, while advocates and academics have stepped up to respond to the claims.

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