The Australian Greens have accused the government of having no plan for people seeking asylum, besides using them as the basis for a divisive fear-mongering election campaign.
"The Australian Greens have a plan. We want to process people's claims and fly those who are in need of protection to Australia safely," the Greens' immigration spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.
"While the Greens have a plan, the Liberals only have fear-mongering politics.
"Today, the Immigration Minister has sought to conflate people seeking asylum with terrorism.