‘It’s time to act’: Liberal MP calls for Australia to take refugees from Manus and Nauru

The Victorian Liberal moderate Russell Broadbent has called in Federal Parliament for “genuine refugees” in offshore detention to be settled permanently on the Australian mainland once the US resettlement deal has run its course.

A report in the Guardian on Mr Broadbent’s speech can be found on this link:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/aug/16/genuine-refugees-from-manus-and-nauru-should-settle-in-australia-liberal-mp

 


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John Laurence Menadue is the publisher of Pearls & Irritations. He has had a distinguished career both in the private sector and in the Public Service.

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