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'If Shelley was right that poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world, and the laws they enunciate are the laws we will be judged by, then Australia should be fearful of their judgment of our treatment of refugees. Dan Disney and Kit Kelen are both Australian poets, and they have put together an anthology about our policy of detention (now mandatory offshore detention) since Kevin Rudd's infamous formulation (upheld by both sides of politics) no refugee, however legitimate their claims, will ever be granted asylum on Australian soil. ...'

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    y Brisbane Times 19 August 2016 9912844 2016 newspaper issue 2016
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