The Hypocritic Oath

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In this Fiona Katauskas cartoon a woman stands beside an asylum seeker man lying prone on a stretcher and says 'Something tells me he's not really a doctor', referring to Peter Dutton who is sitting beneath a sign that reads Medevac Assessment.

 

 

Fiona KatauskasFiona Katauskas' work has also appeared in ABC's The Drum, New Matilda, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian, The Financial Review and Scribe's Best Australian political cartoon anthologies.

Topic tags: Fiona Katauskas, Medevac, Peter Dutton, asylum seekers

 

 

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Reported in today's SMH that 4 of the 111 people brought here under the Medevac arrangements required hospital medical treatment. Great achievement by Kerryn Phelps! Pity about the unnecessary loss of taxpayers funds that might have gone to the genuinely sick and disabled.
john frawley | 27 August 2019


John, it was a great achievement by Kerryn Phelps in the short time she was in Parliament, supported by many like-minded MPs. If you are genuinely concerned about “unnecessary loss to taxpayers funds” from Medevac, you might also criticise the spending of multi-millions of taxpayers’ dollars keeping the Nauru and Manus Island camps open that made Medevac necessary in the first place. Just a thought.
Brett | 30 August 2019


You got it in one, Brett. Yes I do object to the massive wasteful cost of maintaining the detention centres on Manus and Nauru and the insanity of spending $185m (I think it was) to put the medical facility on Christmas Island.
john frawley | 31 August 2019


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