Australia opposition's tough asylum plan
Australia's opposition leader has outlined tough new immigration and asylum proposals, three weeks ahead of the country's general election.
Tony Abbott has said some 30,000 asylum seekers already in Australia will be limited to temporary visas and required to work for welfare benefits.
He has previously said he wants to introduce a military commander to lead operations against people smugglers and asylum boats.
Jon Donnison reports from Sydney.
16 Aug 2013
- From the section Middle East