Asylum-seeker transfers: Can doctors really threaten national security?

ANALYSIS: Government ministers claim the reform would 'dismantle' border protection
Dr Kerryn Phelps. Credit: Facebook.
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There is a lot of hype around Dr Kerryn Phelps’ asylum-seeker medivac proposal — but neither its advocates nor its detractors have been very clear about what it would actually do.

On Monday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed it would empower any two doctors to bring in any asylum-seeker to Australia on their word alone.