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Get fact: were there really 50,000 boat arrivals a year under Labor?
mediaposted on 2014-07-22, 00:00 authored by David TittensorDavid Tittensor
Tony Abbott has claimed that before he “stopped the boats”, they were coming in at a rate of 50,000 a year. Is that true? David Tittensor, a research fellow to the UNESCO Chair, with Deakin’s Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation, checks the claim.