Budget 2020: Morrison government cuts thousands of refugee places

Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge  says the change to the humanitarian intake is needed.
The Covid Cover Excuse

The Morrison government has slashed the maximum humanitarian intake by thousands on the basis it is too difficult to bring refugees into Australia in the same numbers as before the coronavirus pandemic. The humanitarian intake was reduced from 18,750 places to 13,750 over the next four years in Tuesday’s budget.

Budget 2020: Morrison government cuts thousands of refugee places