Coronavirus recession puts thousands of refugees and asylum seekers at risk of job loss, homelessness

boat at Christmas IslandThe Refugee Council of Australia has looked at the impact of the coronavirus-led recession on refugees and asylum seekers. The Refugee Council says 19,000 are at risk of losing their jobs and 14,000 could end up homeless. Advocates are calling on the Federal Government to extend JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments to this group.

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