A former refugee wants a Royal Commission into Australia's handling of offshore processing practices.
It follows what's been labelled as "explosive" allegations of systemic misuse of taxpayer funds in offshore detention reported by the Sydney Morning Herald.
This, off the back of revelations the Morrison government made a secret deal with the Papua New Guinea government to hold about 75 refugees and asylum seekers in Port Moresby.
In December 2021, Australia announced it had ended offshore processing in PNG but washed its hands off the remaining refugees and asylum seekers.
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre's Advocacy Manager and former refugee Ogy Simic spoke to RNZ Pacific's Lydia Lewis.