- Private citizens could sponsor up to 10,000 new refugees each year, under a Greens plan.
The Greens have proposed establishing a program where Australians can sponsor individual refugees, taking in an additional 10,000 people per year who have been displaced around the world.
- Nick Baker
Based on a Canadian model, the program would allow private citizens to provide financial support and settlement assistance for one year after arrival, or until the refugee becomes self-sufficient.
The initiative was one of several points in the Greens’ refugee policy platform launched on Thursday.
SBS News spoke…