6 Nov 2017

Turnbull leaves door ajar on NZ offer to take Manus 150

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 6 November 2017

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Manus Island situation cannot continue and she hopes Australia will accept her offer to take 150 refugees. Malcolm Turnbull says he won't completely shut the door on New Zealand's offer, but he wants to give priority to a deal with the United States. Ms Ardern says she would like Australia not to wait, and to take up New Zealand's offer at the same time. RNZ political editor Jane Patterson was in Sydney covering the talk she joins us with her analysis.