Malcolm Turnbull tells world leaders to follow Australia's asylum policies

Speaking at UN summit, the prime minister says security of national borders must come first if the public is to accept large migration flows

Malcolm Turnbull has told world leaders at the UN that Australia’s uncompromising border protection regime should be a model for other countries, and their populations would never accept large-scale migration unless they could create “order out of the chaos” of current migration flows.

He said domestic asylum policies must have security of national borders as a primary concern, and a perceived lack of control of migration would lead to dysfunction and internal division.

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