Anyone convicted of domestic violence is ban to enter Australia
©EPA - Australian Minister for Immigration David Coleman.

People who have been convicted of violence against women or children no longer have access to Australia or are expelled from the country. Minister of Immigration David Coleman reported this today.

The new laws, which came into force on Friday, fit within the staging of the fight against foreign delinquents by Canberra.

Until recently, only people who were sentenced to at least one year in prison could not get a visa for Australia. No minimum penalty is included in the new legislation.

“Australia does not tolerate domestic violence,” says Coleman in a press release. “If you have been sentenced to violent crime against women or children, you are not welcome in this country.”

In the past, Canberra refused visas to the American rapper Chris Brown, who was convicted in 2009 for voilence against Rihanna, and to boxer Floyd Mayweather, who was convicted several times for domestic violence.

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