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SBS series looks into the emotional turmoil of applying to live in Australia

SBS series looks into the emotional turmoil of applying to live in Australia

Every three minutes someone gains permanent residency in Australia but every year more than 40,000 are rejected. For the first time, a documentary series captures the life changing moments when men, women and families are told whether they can call Australia home, or whether they will be asked to leave. Premiering at 8.30pm on Wednesday […]

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Are an increasing number of refugees pretending to be gay?

Are an increasing number of refugees pretending to be gay?

The Australian newspaper has reported that the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has been “overwhelmed” by refugees seeking protection visas to stay in Australia because of their sexuality. The sudden influx of LGBTIQ people seeking protection has reportedly lead to a crack down on applications with a fear that many of the people applying may not […]

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Government Set To Deport Gay Man To Pakistan

Government Set To Deport Gay Man To Pakistan

Ali Choudhry, a Pakistani born man who grew up in the USA, is set to be deported to his birth country after his appeal to remain in Australia was turned down by Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison. Choudhry has been in a relationship with Brisbane Doctor Matthew Hynd for four years and the […]

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