Commentary

Explainer: the medevac repeal and what it means for asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru

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After much negotiation, the government has secured the repeal of the medical evacuation law – known as “medevac” – after making a secret deal with Senate cross-bencher Jacqui Lambie.

So what does this mean for those held in offshore detention?

Read the full article on The Conversation.

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Publication Year:
2019