However, Australian home affairs minister denies that offer of humanitarian visas has been withdrawn
- Paul Karp
- The Guardian
The Australian home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has denied that the Australian government retracted his offer for white South African farmers to come to Australia on humanitarian visas.
A spokesperson for Dutton reportedly issued the denial after the South African government claimed Australia had gone back on plans to offer fast-track humanitarian visas to “persecuted” white farmers.
The difference of opinion suggests Australia has attempted to smooth over offence caused by Dutton but…