Refugee Council of Australia – Media Release 30th March 2022
- An additional 16,500 humanitarian places for Afghan nationals over four years, increasing the size of the Refugee and Humanitarian Program to 17,875 places each year until 2025-26.
- Spending on offshore processing policy has blown out substantially for the seventh time in eight years, with a $146 million over-spend on the funds allocated in last year’s Budget.
- A significant reduction in funds allocated for settlement services, the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and Australian Human Rights Commission.
- Response to Ukraine including $65