Pollies urged to 'examine their morals' after destroying Medevac

The vote has been condemned by medical groups

The Medevac laws, the result of a long campaign by the medical profession for the humane treatment of those held in Australia’s offshore detention regime, have been scrapped.

Jacqui Lambie in parliament today. Photo: AAP

Around 200 refugees and asylum seekers have been transferred from Manus and Nauru for medical treatment in Australia since the laws were introduced in March.