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No work, no income, no Medicare: the bridging visa E regime

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posted on 05.05.2017, 04:25 by Markus, Andrew, Taylor, Jessie
A number of asylum seekers in Australia who are living in the community and do not meet certain criteria specified by the Government are given a Bridging Visa E (BE) while their cases are reviewed. The BVE denies them the right to work or to access education, health services or welfare. They are therefore dependent on friends, family or non-Government organisations, sometimes for considerable periods. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s

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Date originally published

2006

Source

People and place, vol. 14, no. 1 (2006), p. 43-52. ISSN 1039-4788