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    • 19 NOV 18
    Five more children evacuated off Nauru, seventeen remain

    Five more children evacuated off Nauru, seventeen remain

    Five more children have been flown off Nauru over the weekend, as part of two families. Seventeen children now remain offshore. Jana Favero, Director of Campaigns and Advocacy at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre said today that slowly but surely, the children were being evacuated from Nauru. “It’s time to end this national disgrace of

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    • 15 NOV 18

    There are now twenty two children remaining on Nauru

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre confirms that as of today there are now twenty two children remaining on Nauru. Jana Favero, Director of Campaigns and Advocacy at the ASRC said while the reduction in numbers was a relief, there should be no children detained on Nauru because it is not safe there for their mental

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    • 01 NOV 18

    UPDATE: Sick children in need of urgent medical care remain on Nauru

    Despite headlines this morning saying the Australian Government is considering transferring refugee children from Nauru by the end of the year, caseworkers have released details showing sick children in need of urgent medical care remain untreated on Nauru. Caseworkers from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) detention advocacy team stated this morning that 5 of

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    • 01 NOV 18

    Children on Nauru need medical care in Australia now, not by Christmas

    This morning’s reports that the government is promising to remove all children off Nauru, by the end of year are welcome. The ASRC is currently working with 20 children on Nauru that need urgent medical care. Altogether, 38 children and their families still remain in offshore processing and the government has the power to transfer

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    • 01 NOV 18
    Cuts to support for people seeking asylum put pressure community organisations to help those made homeless

    Cuts to support for people seeking asylum put pressure community organisations to help those made homeless

    Today will see hundreds more people seeking asylum exited from basic but vital support in the latest round of Federal government cuts These cuts could result in extra costs of up to $120 million for states and community organisations to help thousands who may face homelessness and destitution The Refugee Council of Australia and its

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    • 25 OCT 18
    Doctors furious as Morrison “turns his back” on kids left behind

    Doctors furious as Morrison “turns his back” on kids left behind

    Furious doctors condemn PM Morrison for ‘turning his back’ on critically ill children as details released of health crisis facing 52 kids left behind on Nauru. Today for the first time, health information has been released detailing the disturbing condition of critically ill children that the Morrison Government has left behind on Nauru. One in

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