Refugees Help Strain Our Natural Resources
IF YOU'D like to see Australia remain in a healthy economic state, and you are a humanitarian who is also concerned about the environment, the current refugee situation is quite a dilemma.
When your parents, or grandparents, built their first home they may have put down a concrete slab and added to it as they could afford until they finally had their family home.
This was a fairly common story on the North Coast, but new generations of parents expect to move into a complete new home and have been encouraged to do so with a range of government grants and incentive schemes.
Their expectations are higher than previous generations but so, too, are their …
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Publication information: Article title: Refugees Help Strain Our Natural Resources. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia). Publication date: October 30, 2009. Page number: 20. © 2009 APN Newspapers Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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