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South Brisbane: Public meeting: Whistle blowers speak out
9 April 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Whistleblowers speak out about Nauru and Manus Island
- Saturday 9 April, 1pm
- McElligott Theatre,
- St Laurence’s College,
- 82 Stephens Rd,
- South Brisbane
Professor David Isaacs, paediatrician on Nauru in 2014
A former teacher at the Manus Island detention centre and others
The Australian government wants to hide the human cost of its brutal refugee deterrence policies. Detention centres are built in the remotest places. An application for a journalist visa to Nauru costs $8000 and no refund is available if rejected. The Border Force Act threatens detention centre workers with two year jail sentences if they speak out.
But people are defying this Act and are speaking out about the ‘torture like conditions’ they’ve witnessed.
Please come to this meeting and hear their first-hand accounts. Followed by Q&A and nibbles.
Getting there: Free parking via Stephens Road entrance. Walking distance from Mater and South Brisbane bus stations and South Bank train station. Disability friendly.
0439 561 196