Traffic fines and penalties are designed to stop dangerous behaviour in motor cars.
What responsible government would take away all the fines, enforcement, offences, penalties and remove any impediment to say, speeding as you wish?
Many motorists would exploit the absence of checks and balances and would do dangerous things. Predictably, people would die.
We had a comprehensive system of checks and inhibitions designed to stop dangerous journeys by boat to Australia.
What responsible government would take away the temporary visas, the Nauru solution, the enforcement of our maritime border by quietly turning boats around?
Many illegal centrelink seekers would exploit the absence of impediments and would make that journey to Australia.
Predictably, people would die. And have. Many more than 1,000 people who suffered the greatest existential challenge of their time.