By political reporter
February 12, 2019 14:38:28
High-stakes politics is at play in Canberra as Labor and the crossbench scramble to save a bill to fast-track medical evacuations from Manus Island and Nauru.
Labor amendments may end up sinking the bill, unless the disparate parties can strike a compromise and wrest control of the Lower House.
National security threats have escalated amid the bitter debate as federal politicians return to Canberra.
February 12, 2019 13:57:09