Of course, the Nauru detention centre for illegal boat arrivals should never have been closed. Our borders wouldn’t be the laughing stock of the world, and up to 1000 people would still be alive, albeit not in Australia but at least alive.
Oh remember how PM Gillard huffed and puffed in feigned moral outrage at a policy that – let’s face it – worked.
SENIOR Labor figures are exploring a dramatic shift on asylum-seeker policy to reopen the Nauru processing centre as part of a two-stage proposal that could trigger the government’s Malaysia Solution if the first step does not stop boat arrivals.
More than a boat a day sometimes. It’s about time Labor woke up and stopped playing politics with people’s dreams and lives.
The (yet another) committee has handed down its report. Do something!