Doctors launch last-minute campaign to rescue Medevac

The future of the scheme hinges on the support of independent senator Jacqui Lambie

Three specialist colleges have launched last-minute campaigns to save the so-called Medevac law, arguing its repeal would put the lives of patients in offshore detention at risk.

Senator Jacqui Lambie.
Senator Jacqui Lambie.

The RACGP, RACP and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists have urged crossbench senators to reject the Federal Government’s repeal bill, which is set to be debated in the Senate on Wednesday.

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