Shadow Immigration Minister Dan Tehan has slammed the Albanese government for lounging out on the beach this summer rather than coming up with a plan to protect Australians from the detainees released under last year’s High Court ruling.
Mr Tehan’s comments come amid revelations the Albanese government made zero applications to re-detain any detainees released after the High Court ruled indefinite detention illegal.
“What has the government done over the summer?” Mr Tehan said to Sky News Australia host Kieran Gilbert in response.
“It seems like they’ve been on the beach rather than doing their no. 1 job which is keeping the Australian community safe.
“There is a model there already. That model has a high threshold.”
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