Refugee 'medivac bill' passes Australia's lower house
Feb 15, 2019, 02:00
Senator Hinch backed the bill in the Senate late past year.
Prime MinisterScott Morrison said a security committee of his cabinet agreed to reopen the camp on Wednesday on the advice of senior security officials.
The ALP and key crossbench and independent MPs and Senators came together to vote the bill through, delivering a historic blow for the government on the eve of an election.
The Senate will look at some legislation dealing with recommendations from the royal commission, while the lower house will consider laws making it compulsory for candidates to reveal if they are eligible to sit in parliament.
The new regime will allow any two "treating doctors" - they can be outside the processing centre - to make a request to the Home Affairs Department Secretary to medically evacuate a person to Australia for medical or psychiatric assessment or treatment. "Rape survivors have to had to have traumatic late term abortions due to government blocks", she said.
But Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says Labor is wrong and criminals are already using the law changes in their marketing.
"There's no sense in being big-hearted - in getting people out of detention, including children on Nauru - only to find that a boat turns up the next day to refill the places with new arrivals", he told Sky News.
"There is no question that people smugglers will be hearing very clearly that the policy in Australia has changed", Dutton said.
Christmas island, an Australian territory located on 380 km from Indonesia's Java island, was until 2012 the point of arrival of boats of undocumented migrants trying to seek asylum in the Oceanic country. "This puts Australia back on the map for people smugglers and Bill Shorten has that on his shoulders".
The Venezuelan military has blocked the bridge where the aid is stationed and Maduro is refusing to allow it in. Mr Guaido said Venezuela's "sovereign and elected" National Assembly has the support of some 60 countries.
One supporter of the deal Van Bramer spoke to "seemed genuinely anxious , and that led me to believe that it was real", he said. Andrew Cuomo , in a speech to a business group on Long Island, said his Democratic colleagues in the state Senate are to blame.
Meanwhile, the vice-president of the Delhi Hotel Association Balan Mani told ANI that all fire norms were maintained in the hotel. There were 53 people in the 45-room budget hotel, which had a canopy on the terrace, housing what appeared to be a restaurant.
Despite the weather pushing her party indoors, Stormi's special day was still a hoot complete with a rainbow birthday cake. Kylie announced she had given birth to Stormi on February 4 past year , during the Super Bowl game.
Over the weekend, he called on the army to allow in humanitarian aid from the United States via neighboring Colombia and Brazil. The US president has ruled out any negotiations while maintaining that sending the US military to Venezuela was " an option ".
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Cordoba said her children were among the more than 3 million Venezuelans who have left the country in the past couple of years. Moreover, Venezuela having rich oil, gas and gold reserves is a great reason for the U.S.to promote a coup in the country.
The US announced sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil company, aiming to increase pressure on Mr Maduro to leave office. Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, operates in Venezuela and has issued loans to PDVSA, backed by oil supplies.
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