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Nine facts about the medical evacuation bill
With all kinds of misleading claims about what this package does, let’s spell out some basic facts
- Katharine Murphy
- The Guardian
With the medical evacuations bill now cleared by the Senate, and with politicians coming off the long run with all kinds of misleading claims about what this package does, let’s spell out some basic facts.
- How do the medical evacuation procedures work?
The new legislation sets out the conditions by which sick people on Nauru and Manus Island can be transferred to Australia for medical treatment.
In the event there is medical advice from two or more treating doctors that a…