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Pauline Hanson seeks support from her senate colleagues for a national vote on immigration levels

Pauline Hanson calls for a national vote on immigration levels – and the government has not ruled out that it supports its plan

  • Pauline Hanson seeks support for a national vote on immigration levels
  • A Nation leader will ask the upper house on Monday to support a referendum
  • She claims that the roads and the health system of the country buckle under the weight of new migrants.
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Pauline Hanson seeks support from her senate colleagues for a national vote on immigration levels.

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The leader of the One Nation will ask the upper house on Monday to support a referendum, arguing that the country's roads and health system are squeezing under the weight of new migrants.

& # 39; The Australian people have never had the opportunity to hold a referendum on how they think about the current immigration rate to Australia & # 39 ;, Senator Hanson told reporters in Canberra.

Pauline Hanson seeks support from her senate colleagues for a national vote on immigration levels

Pauline Hanson seeks support from her senate colleagues for a national vote on immigration levels

Its legislation would create a framework for a national referendum that would be held together with the next general election.

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Voters would be asked: & # 39; Do you think the current immigration rate to Australia is too high? & # 39;

Head of government Senate Mathias Cormann does not rule out supporting her calls for a national vote, but said work was already underway to manage immigration levels.

& # 39; Of course we have already made a judgment in the most recent budget to lower the level of immigration, & # 39; he said to reporters.

& # 39; So we have made our own judgment on these matters, but I have not seen the details of what Pauline Hanson suggests. & # 39;

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