Aussies asked to take in asylum seekers, and be paid for it

[ED NOTE: Australian Government to use Australian Tax Dollars to fund the asylum seekers in Aussie homes. Seems like a good way to make an easy $300.00 but nothing comes for free. Thank you Aussie Gov for creating such a great scheme to use my tax dollars for nothing useful again]

THE Federal Government will pay families up to $300 a week to temporarily house asylum seekers in their homes to help deal with the increasing numbers of arrivals.

With the Immigration Department now facing a potential shortage of community housing to accommodate detainees being released into the community, the Government has turned to householders for help, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

Under a plan slated to start next month, the Government will seek to access the 5000 homes registered under the privately run Australian Homestay Network to host asylum seekers released from detention on bridging visas.

AHN was originally established to provide short-term private-home accommodation and board for international students.

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