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Australia’s chief medical officer on Nauru deported amid health policy crisis

The chief medical officer contracted by the Australian government to look after the health of refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru is being deported from the island.

  • Michael Koziol with Dana McCauley
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax Media has confirmed with government sources that senior doctor Nicole Montana will be placed on a flight to Australia later on Wednesday and replaced.

Witho 1aOther sources suggested Dr Montana was arrested by Nauruan authorities on Tuesday but it was not clear why.

In a statement issued Wednesday morning, contractor International Health and Medical Services said Dr…

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