Reith asylum seeker policy is now out of our han카지노커뮤니티ds. If they do not abide by our terms, the Government will act to prevent those that have breached our terms from coming to Australia.”
Mr Abbott told Parliament he had instructed the PM to sign the letter and that the Government was fully prepared to meet his legal requirements.
But Labor’s legal spokeswoman, Penny Wong, said there was a long way to go before Mr Abbott would fulfil his pledge to sign on the dotted line.
“The Prime Ministe카지노r and his team say that any pledge that’s been signed by him in the media or any statement he makes to Parliament is for the purpose of helping his own government to achieve the same result as his father did 40 years ago,” she said.
“At a time of great uncertainty over the refugee boats that are heading for Indonesia, I have serious doubts whether we want more boats in the sea.”
Mr Abbott has been the target of a raft of international criticism, particularly after his decision not to sack the PNG and Australian ambassadors.
The opposition leader also faced criticism for failing to meet with asylum seekers seeking to return to Indonesia, despite previously stating that a deal was now within the PM’s grasp.
In the early hours of Thursday morning, Mr Abbott was in Canberra for a parliamentary sitting.
It is believed there was concern that his visit to the PM’s home would undermine his commitment to meet with asylum seekers.
But an AFP insider said Mr Abbott would not speak with asylum seekers while there, adding his meeting with the community group did not need to have anything to do with Mr Turnbull’s decision not to sack the ambassadors.
“On the morning after Friday’s media conference, the Prime Minister and Mr Abbott will not speak for the first time,” the source told the ABC.
“At some point during the evening, we’ll get him back to the Prime Minister to deliver a speech to the house.”
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