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Australia to unveil new asylum seeker strategy

Australia to unveil new asylum seeker strategy

Updated 19 July 2013, 15:38 AEST

The Australian Government is preparing to unveil its revamped asylum policy.

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has flagged he wants to tighten refugee processing rules to better deal with economic migrants coming by boat to Australia.

Canberra Correspondent, Karen Barlow reports.

Presenter: Karen Barlow

Speaker: Penny Wong, Australian Finance Minister; Anthony Albanese, Deputy Prime Minister; Bob Carr, Foreign Minister; Tony Abbott, Opposition Leader

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