Dutton outraged at doctors assessing asylum-seekers remotely

The Federal Government wants to appeal the decision

The political row over the so-called 'medevac laws' has flared again after the Federal Court found that doctors can remotely assess offshore asylum seekers who are seeking medical evacuation to Australia.

Dr Barri Phatarfod
Doctors for Refugees president Dr Barri Phatarfod.

Federal Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton questioned the ruling, warning it puts the country’s border protection policies at risk.

“That two doctors