Those previously on Manus have been transferred to Bomana, a prison complex on the outskirts of Port Moresby, one that has refugee-advocacy groups fuming.
Scott Morrison may be washing his hands of those on Manus and Nauru, but was tied to their fate as early as 2014.
Yes, 2018 was a bad year, but this one is somehow worse. I, like many, am feeling the burn of compassion fatigue, but we need to keep going.
The ongoing crisis at Manus is not just an issue that needs solving, it is also a slash across the face of the Australia we grew up idolising.
Scott Morrison meeting James Marape to agree that offshore detention doesn’t exist is beyond poor politics, it’s closer to a contrived joke.