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Offshore processing failure

Posted by: 6PR | 28 June, 2012 - 5:14 PM
PM Julia Gillard blamed the Opposition for the failed offshore processing bill.

In the Senate today Rob Oakeshott's offshore processing bill was defeated 39 to 29. Howard Sattler spoke to Fairfax Canberra bureau chief Michael Pachi about the failure and the government's response. PM Julia Gillard blamed the Opposition and has announced she will set up an 'expert' group and a 'reference' group to discuss options for the asylum seeker processing issue.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Howard, I heard a lady on Paul Murray's show talking about the Cattle Trade furore with Indonesia. Well I want to ask; why Australia can be forceful and resourceful with Indonesia over, how they process meat for their own consumption - yet they can not and will not do the same over the human trade eminating from the same place? It's disgraceful, it's where the problem starts, and it makes slavery seem like it was a non for profit business. Julia Gillard for what its worth is a complete failure, perhaps worse.

    George Friday 29 June, 2012 - 3:18 PM

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