Refugee advocates have slammed the Federal Government for slashing Australia’s humanitarian intake by 5,000 people a year in Tuesday night’s Budget.
- The humanitarian intake has been cut from 18,750 places to 13,750
- The budget papers suggest cutting the humanitarian intake will save almost $1 billion
- Refugee advocates say offshore detention spending negates any savings
The Government has introduced a new cap of 13,750 places a year, down from 18,…