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Sun Apr 8 19:54:36 EST 2007
On 2007/Apr/08, at 11:42 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 03:37 PM 8/04/2007, Kim Holburn wrote:
>>> The most important future-development factor that Australia itself
>>> has in
>>> its favour is probably its low population.
>> Our government has a policy of population growth by massive
> But do they have environmental refugee policy like New Zealand? I
> saw a program this morning that was about Kirabati and that their
> people are already immigrating to Auckland. Their PM or President
> (leader) says their country won't be around in 50 years. 10s of
> thousands are still living on the island. They'll need a place to
> go. Will Australia open its doors? What about the other Pacific
> Islands? If this is all real, The Pacific Solution will soon have
> an entirely different meaning than it does right now.
I think it was at the Kyoto summit Australia said it wouldn't take
them and they signed a treaty with New Zealand.
Australia's view I suspect is: there are no environmental refugees.
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