Tony Burke says "in the national interest" to let knocked back refugees stay - that count for restarting the boats too?
The demonstrated successful way to manage our maritime borders is to have a no exceptions, no wriggle room policy.
Arrive illegally by boat and you will not be settled in Australia. Full Stop!
History shows that allowing special exceptions is tantamount to green-lighting people smugglers.
Albanese, Kenneally and Tony Burke must love life in opposition.