Silence of the Lambie: Medevac law's final hope stays mum on plans

The government tabled legislation to repeal the laws earlier this month

The future of the so-called ‘medevac’ laws hangs by a thread — and the vote of one mercurial politician — but advocates are refusing to give up hope.

Jacqui Lambie
Jacqui Lambie. Photo: AAP

When Dr Kerryn Phelps’ legislation giving doctors greater power over the treatment of people in offshore immigration detention passed parliament in February, the then-independent MP and GP said it showed what