Morrison backs Dutton claim refugees' medical care will 'displace' Australians

Country
Australia (AU)
Score
19.29
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-03-01 (UTC)
ID
13301550

Medevac bill yet to become law but is already threatened by new Nauru telemedicine ban Scott Morrison has backed a claim by Peter Dutton that the arrival of refugees to Australia for medical care would “displace” Australian citizens from medical services. The home affairs minister made his claim in the context of continued criticism of the medevac bill – passed by parliament earlier this month but still not given royal assent. Continue reading...