Detention centre to reopen, PM says, as Senate passes medevac law

| 13.02,19. 02:06 PM |


Detention centre to reopen, PM says, as Senate passes medevac law



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.


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