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Australians protest over refugee boat accident

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Australia has ended a three-day search for survivors from a refugee boat accident off remote Christmas Island, with little hope for around 90 people still missing.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said on Saturday searches of the sea north of the island had failed to find any more survivors, with the last living person found on Thursday night.

Protesters have marched in Sydney asking whether the tragedy could have been prevented.

Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.