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Progressive Podcast Australia

Jul 16, 2021

On episode 269 we discuss the Biloela family, who came to Australia from Sri Lanka due to the persecution of the Tamil people. We also discuss refugee law, as well as the state of the refugee issue and refugee rights activism in Australia. We finish the episode by promoting the upcoming Rally for Refugee Rights: Permanent Visas not Discrimination. This rally is on the 25th of July around Australia. Here are the details for the Melbourne event, for those outside of Melbourne look online to find a rally near you! Clips: Streets are Getting Hot by Blue King Brown and Diafrix: Are we the opposition by The Feed SBS: Asylum by Combat Wombat: For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy!