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Second Reading Speeches

Migration Amendment (Urgent Medical Treatment) Bill 2018

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
PHELPS, Kerryn, MP
WILKIE, Andrew, MP
BANDT, Adam, MP
BANKS, Julia, MP
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Migration Act 1958
to: require the temporary transfer to Australia of transitory persons on Manus Island or Nauru, and their families, if they are assessed by two or more treating doctors as requiring medical treatment; and require the temporary transfer of all children and their families from offshore detention to Australia for the purpose of medical or psychiatric assessment.