Australia’s man-made crisis on Nauru: Six years on (full text)

This is the full text of the report, Australia's Man-made Refugee Crisis: Six years on. Six years after the Australian government began sending people seeking asylum to Nauru, there are still around 900 people left on the island, including an estimated 109 children. All of them will have been there for over four years. Almost 200 people lived in a processing centre, including 14 children, until they were cleared out along with tents and temporary accommodation they were living in for the Pacific Island Forum.
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Australia’s man-made crisis on Nauru

Six years after the Australian government began sending people seeking asylum to Nauru, there are still around 900 people left on the island, including an estimated 109 children. All of them will have been there for over four years. Almost 200 people lived in a processing centre, including 14 children, until they were cleared out along with tents and temporary accommodation they were living in for the Pacific Island Forum.
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Speaking up about suicide and self-harm

In July 2016, the Refugee Council of Australia spoke at a major national conference about the effect of asylum policies on the mental health of people seeking asylum. The National Suicide Prevention Conference, held by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA), was held in Canberra between 24-27 July 2016.
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Intake submission on Australia’s 2016-2017 refugee and humanitarian program

The result of the largest consultations we have ever held, this submission came after a dramatic and traumatic period of refugees in 2015. This included the dramatic escalation of those displaced, and in Australia the continuation of deterrence policies. These policies included offshore processing, fast tracking, and temporary protection.
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