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Australian Journey Episode 05: Multicultural Mosaic interview

Immigration policy, citizenship and border protection with Susan Carland and Julian Burnside. Contains distressing content and offensive language. The views expressed in this series are those of the authors and interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the view of their host institutions or the National Museum of Australia.


1. Who is Julian Burnside and what is the theme of his lecture?

2. What evidence does he give to demonstrate the difficulties faced by asylum seekers in Australia?

3. Burnside has very strongly held views. Do you think he is justified in holding these views? Give reasons for your answer.