“Tough on borders”: how Australia’s immigration detention system fails refugee and asylum seeker health

Public Interest Advocacy Centre reports have found that adequate health care had not been delivered to Medevac refugees, particularly regarding mental health care services and mitigating transmission risks during the COVID‐19 pandemic.

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