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Settlement Guide:Life on the bridging visa

Some bridging visa holders are forced to live in precarious conditions Source: Getty Images/FatCamera

COVID-19 is dramatically disrupting on the lives of close to 97,000 bridging visa holders in Australia who are unable to access the federal government’s COVID-19 support schemes.

The Refugee Council of Australia, along with its 186 affiliate organisations, is urging the government to provide basic support for vulnerable temporary visa holders including international students, asylum seekers, temporary migrant workers and refugees. Its CEO is Paul Power.

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