August 4, 2020

Doctors for Refugees, the Public Health Association of Australia and members of Australian OPCAT* Network call on the Australian Government to release refugees and asylum seekers into safe, alternative community detention due to the risk of COVID-19 spread within deten...

November 1, 2017

 (Twitter: Nick Mckim)

With events on Manus Island continuing to evolve. The following statement this year from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists is more relevant than ever.

Quotes of some of the key messages from this statement:

  • Prolo...

June 6, 2017

Dear Members,

I recently made a trip to Canberra and Sydney to engage in various networking activities, and I have complied a brief report.

On Friday 19th May I attended the Refugee Council of Australia's Movement Strategic Planning Day. This was an inspiring meeting of...

December 2, 2016

(IMG supplied by Ian Rintoul/RAC)

Hamid Khazaei Inquest

On Monday the 28th of November the Coronial Inquest into the death of Hamid Khazaei started in Brisbane. Hamid who was 24 years old died in September 2014 in a Brisbane hospital after a cut foot he had sustained o...