NEVER AGAIN: LET'S END THE DETENTION OF CHILDREN ONCE AND FOR ALL

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Centrecare is pleased to be a signatory of the joint statement by Australian organisations and community groups 13 February 2015

The report of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention provides compelling evidence of the need for Australia to cease the detention of children once and for all. Drawing on interviews in detention facilities with more than 1000 children and their parents, the report offers a deeply disturbing record of the harm inflicted on so many children by successive governments. The Government, Opposition and all members of the Australian Parliament must take immediate action to ensure that all children are released from Australian-funded detention centres, in Australia and Nauru, and to ensure that these policies are never repeated.

View the full statement here.

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