Temporary visa holders left in limbo call for permanent protection for refugees, asylum seekers

Kathryn Lewis
By Kathryn Lewis
Updated November 16 2020 - 2:00am, first published November 15 2020 - 1:30pm
Refugee and marathon runner Zaki Haidari is running to raise funds for refugees to access free legal services. Picture: Matt Loxton

Zaki Haidari fled war-torn Afghanistan for Australia eight years ago, but says his "future is dark" despite being granted refugee status as he doesn't know what will happen when his temporary visa expires next year.

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Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

I am a breaking and general news reporter. Contact me with tips or story ideas at kathryn.lewis@canberratimes.com.au

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