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Need an urgent medical transfer from Nauru? Forget it.

The former Commissioner of the Australian Border Force (ABF), Roman Quaedvlieg, made a remarkable admission last week. It occurred in an exchange on Twitter with a former senior medical officer who had worked with refugees on Nauru. In a tweet, Quaedvlieg admitted that during his tenure the ABF had deliberately obstructed and thwarted the…

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  • John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

Pearl 1a LLLLLLL“It’s true to say that the threshold for medical repatriation to Australia is high. It’s an issue which tormented me as far as I played any role in any case because every case was a practical v. ethical…

A tragedy borne from…

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