Wilders waits for Australian visa

An Australian anti-Islam group which has invited Dutch MP Geert Wilders to give two speeches next month, has accused the Australian authorities of delaying his visa application.

The Q Society says although Wilders applied for a visa three weeks ago, he has yet to receive it. ‘We cannot see why it would not be approved,’ spokesman Andrew Horwood told news agency AAP.

But Australia’s immigration minister Chris Bouwen has defended the time taken to process the application, saying ‘it is not unusual for applications to take several weeks for a decision in complex cases’, AAP reports.


Australian media also report Green Party senator Richard Di Natale as saying Wilders is not welcome in the country.

Read more:

Categories: Netherlands

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.