Canberra's Afghan community wants govt to save as many lives as possible as September deadline looms

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
August 25 2021 - 7:00pm
Australian citizens and visa holders prepare to board the Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III aircraft, as Australian Army infantry personnel provide security and assist with cargo at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul. Picture: Department of Defence

Voices in Canberra's Afghan community are calling on the government to ramp up evacuation numbers in order to save lives as the September "red line" deadline nears.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.