You would expect Bill Shorten to be all over what the Government has been doing on Manus Island. You’d expect his Deputy, Tanya Plibersek, to be demanding the centre be shut down.
You’d expect Richard Marles, the Shadow Immigration Minister, would be calling for Scott Morrison’s head. And yet, there’s been nothing.
Actually, there’s been worse than nothing. There’s been complicity.
As of Wednesday, one asylum seeker held on Manus has died, scores have been injured, there are reports that the facility was stormed by vigilantes and there is a complete and utter refusal from the Government to honestly reveal what happened.
The Opposition (and ...