Inspired by the recent birth of his daughter, Clive Palmer is seeking approval to visit the Christmas Island detention centre.
The Federal MP and Gold Coast billionaire said he will write to Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to grant him access.
With a newborn girl now in his life, Mr Palmer wants to make sure the children of asylum seekers are still given a happy childhood even in detention.
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The Palmer United Party supports asylum seekers flying into Australia and being quickly processed at airports.