Scott Morrison spoke his mind and said what many other people are thinking about Australian taxpayers footing the bill for funerals and the attendance of relatives of the dead from interstate to attend the funerals in Sydney of illegal immigrants who died in a failed attempt to reach Christmas Island.
If we waited for the right time nothing would be said.
Ask someone who has waited for the right time to leave a bad relationship when "the right time" was. The usual answer is "Five years before I left". I think the same applies when we are talking of Government policy particularly that causing loss of life and waste of money.