Most arrive by plane, not boat

26 October 2009

Professor Mary Crock says Politicians' "expedient obsession" with boat people is clouding the truth about Australia's refugee flows.

In an article for News Limited, Professor Crock states, "It's a great mystery why people get upset about boats - and it's disappointing that our Prime Minister is playing to the old politics.

"We have a small number of arrivals and the ones who arrive by boat are nearly always genuine refugees."

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