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Up to 300 refugees have already obtained recommendations from doctors to be transferred to Australia under new medivac legislation.

The Australian reports: Up to 300 refugees and asylum-seekers on Manus Island and Nauru have obtained recommendations from treating doctors to enable them to be transferred to Australia under the new medivac legislation.

Advice to the government has warned that the paperwork for refugees and asylum-seekers in offshore facilities was prepared ahead of yesterday’s passage of the medivac bill and would be “ready for lodgment” as soon as the changes became law.

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