Angela Priestley | Big Names Chase Leasership on Asylum Seeker Debate

Major business figures have come out in vocal support of our recent report A New Approach: Breaking the Stalemate on Refugees & Asylum Seekers.

The emergence of prominent business leaders weighing in on this issue is anomalous but report co-author, John Menadue assures us that acquiring their backing isn’t difficult – however no one seems to ask.

“They’re busy people but it’s not hard to get them to respond to a request that we’ve made to them to comment on the present state of asylum refugee policy in Australia.”

It’s the first time business leaders have publicly backed such a far-reaching response to the asylum-seeker debate, but Menadue says this isn’t because such support for a renewed focus isn’t there, but rather that nobody’s specifically asked such leaders for their backing.

The entire article can be accessed here.

Read the full CPD report, A New Approach: Breaking the Stalemate of Refugee & Asylum Seekers here.

A New Approach comprehensively critiques Australia’s refugee and asylum policies and finds they are inhumane, ineffective and expensive.