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Immigration and babies need to reduce

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Matthew Lambourne, Mullumbimby

While I agree with Rossco Phillips about Big Australia (letters, November 28), his denial of racism in calling for a reduction in immigration rings hollow.

That is, unless he also calls for a reduction in the rate of growth of the Australian-born population, that contributes about 40 per cent of population growth.


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  1. I suggest that your professed agreement about Big Australia rings hollow and that your comment is intended to do nothing but silence Rossco Phillips with an allegation of racism.

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