An important vote on whether mobile phones should be banned in immigration centres lies in the hands of Senator Jacqui Lambie and she’s asking the internet what it thinks.
A bill, proposed back in May, was debated in Parliament this week and will soon be voted on. It would see the Minister of Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, be given the power to prohibit certain items, including mobile phones, SIM cards and internet-capable devices, from immigration detention centres around the country.
Whether it passes into law or gets knocked back lies in the hands of Senator Jacqui Lambie.
And to help her decide which way she should vote, Lambie has set up a poll on her site asking for your thoughts.
“I believe you have the right to be heard by your politicians. That’s why I want your advice on this vote,” the site reads.
“My team will collate your vote.