Broken promises bring island asylum children to mainland

Updated April 23 2018 - 11:30pm, first published December 25 2014 - 7:13pm

Sarah Whyte ("All asylum seeker children off island", December 22, p4) reports that the then Minister for Immigration Scott Morrison claims, in response to the removal of all asylum-seeker children from Christmas Island to the mainland that "It has always been the government's policy to place as many children into the community as possible, especially young children".

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