By political reporter
February 13, 2019 11:13:49
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the Christmas Island immigration centre will reopen, as border protection shapes as a key battleground ahead of this year’s federal election.
The PM’s announcement came as the refugee medevac bill that delivered the Federal Government a historic loss was passed into law by the Senate.
The Coalition claims the new law, which will let sick refugees come to Australia, will restart the people-smuggling trade.
Senate deals with medical evacuation bill that delivered Federal Government a historic loss
February 13, 2019 09:53:22