Episode from the podcastBackground Briefing

Breaking point: Australia under pressure to evacuate sick children from Nauru (Part 1)

Released Saturday, 27th October 2018
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Has the federal government been ignoring a mental health crisis among child refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru?

Background Briefing has obtained dozens of questionnaires that provide a snapshot of how kids on the island were faring between 2015 and 2017.

A prominent psychiatrist says the results would have been given to senior immigration department bureaucrats yet requests for medical evacuations were repeatedly denied.

Olivia Rousset investigates.
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