Lawyers are in the final stages of preparing applications for transfers that will test Scott Morrison's resolve on medical transfers.
"I wouldn't repeat now what I said in an interview then because even if it might have been correct then it's certainly not right today."
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says all single males transferred for medical treatment will be sent to the remote island.
"The advice that ASIO gave was not what was represented on the front page of The Australian newspaper," ASIO boss Duncan Lewis said.