Dear family, friends and colleagues,
As many of you know I recently spent a week on Christmas Island and a week on Nauru as a psychiatrist employed by IHMS to see asylum seekers in detention. I found the experience on Nauru particularly disturbing, prompting me to write the attached letter to the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.
We have posted some of our past video presentations and will add others as they are produced. We will also link to additional video presentations that promote or advance the rights of the child, juvenile justice and general human rights in the interest of public information and education.
'We're Better Than This' is a movement that has grown from a decision by ordinary Australians to do something about the extraordinary cruelty of our Government towards the hundreds of innocent children in detention/deterrence camps.
the sound track though iTunes or Google Play ($1.69) to help fund the campaign.
a letter to your MP to excess your concern about the situation of children in detention..
Organisations representing millions of compassionate Australians have come together for the first time, to coordinate their expertise, experience and efforts to address the harmful impacts of immigration detention on children and their families.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Leading children's, international development, human rights and refugee organisations from Australia, across the Asia-Pacific and internationally are calling on Australia's leadership to release all children and their families from immigration detention.
The message from very many Aboriginal Peoples in Australia to the Australian Government is that the time is long overdue for genuine negotiation on treaties.
Published on Aug 18, 2014
You can also see this video clip on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU_H0oIQy60
Wednesday 18th June 12.30PM-1.30PM
Ella Latham Auditorium, Royal Children's Hospital
Refugee Week is Australia's peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Refugee Week is held from Sunday to Saturday of the week that includes 20 June (World Refugee Day).