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Thursday, 16 August 2012
Page: 5641


Senator LUNDY (Australian Capital TerritoryMinister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Sport) (18:08): The government is of the view that it is consistent and our obligations, as you well know, are for non-refoulement of refugees. With respect to the reference to natural justice, it is certainly consistent in the way it is expressed in the legislation with our obligations under the refugee convention.