Senate debates

Thursday, 25 June 2015


Migration Amendment (Regional Processing Arrangements) Bill 2015; In Committee

5:17 pm

Photo of George BrandisGeorge Brandis (Queensland, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | Hansard source

Senator, as you rightly say and as, in fact, your relevant shadow minister, Senator Carr, who has the opposition management of the bill, has indicated, we are of the view—which we understand we share with the Australian Labor Party—that this bill is not the appropriate vehicle to deal with that matter. In relation to the government's policy intention, that is a matter for the minister to say.


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