Category: Border Force Act

Australia refugees: Detention centre ‘gag’ angers medics

By Marie McInerney BBC News Australian laws forbidding people working in the country’s detention centres from speaking out about what they see have raised grave concerns in the medical community. When Peter Young was in charge of mental health services…

Duties Of Care: Doctors Against the Border Force Act

Melanie Cheng 16.Jul.15 Overland Journal On the weekend, hundreds of doctors and health workers gathered outside the Sydney Town Hall to protest the new Australian Border Force Act. The legislation has galvanised the large and often fragmented medical community. I…