Mr Palmer said he did not approve of the offshore processing supported by both major parties.
"What sort of a nation are we if we don't follow our international responsibilities and allow people to come here safely?" he said
Mr Palmer said Australians collectively bore the responsibility of asylum seekers drowning at sea.
In 2011 Mr Palmer compared the treatment of illegal immigrants by Australia to the actions of Nazi Germany.
Anyone thinking of voting for Palmer should be aware - a vote for Palmer is a vote for more illegal boatpeople.