Live: Morrison government faces prospect of historic defeat over Nauru transfers

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Live: Morrison government faces prospect of historic defeat over Nauru transfers

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By political reporter

Henry Belot

Updated

December 06, 2018 14:49:49

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to do everything he can to avoid a historic defeat on the floor of Parliament this afternoon.

Labor, the Greens and crossbenchers have teamed up on laws which would allow more refugees to be transferred from Nauru and Manus Island.

The final sitting day has turned into a political battle of parliamentary process and personal attacks.

Topics:

federal-government,

government-and-politics,

australia

First posted

December 06, 2018 14:27:02

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