Australia inches closer to fast-track visa plan for South African farmers

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – MAY 11: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton during House of Representatives question time at Parliament House on May 11, 2017 in Canberra, Australia. The Turnbull Goverment’s second budget has delivered additional funds to education, a plan to assist first home buyers, along with a crackdown on welfare.

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After a flurry of rhetoric and policy debate, Australia’s politicians – and Peter Dutton in particular – have recently been tight-lipped on proposals to offer a fast-track visa to South African farmers.

According to Sky News Australia, things are set to pick up again soon.

Why does Australia want to offer a fast-track visa?

Dutton is the home affairs minister Down…

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