Published Articles

Refugee kids receive cash settlements over poor healthcare in detention

The government failed to protect the siblings from psychiatric harm, says family.
05 December 2018

Dr Phelps moves to get children off Nauru

Urgent Medical Treatment bill would give greater transfer powers to treating doctors.
03 December 2018

So you think you know what it's like on Nauru? A doctor tells his alarming story

GP Dr Nick Martin details his experience treating asylum-seekers and refugees during his eight-month stint on Nauru.
02 November 2018

GP accused of masterminding child kidnapping ring

Police say the group was helping mothers defy court orders and smuggle their kids overseas.
19 October 2018

Should poorer people procreate? Medical Dean raises 'provocative' question

A Bond University academic says it's time to explore whether Australia should be encouraging disadvantaged people to have fewer children.
23 May 2017

7 ways healthcare is failing in offshore detention

The dire state of healthcare for asylum-seekers held offshore was revealed in Senate public hearings earlier this month.
23 March 2017

Meet the GP who took on the government and won

With the help of doctors around Australia, Sydney GP Dr Barri Phatarfod has taken up the fight against the Federal Government’s asylum-seeker detention regime.
08 November 2016

Top GPs take to the streets for refugees

Thousands of doctors took to the streets on Saturday to highlight serious concerns about the plight of asylum-seekers in detention.
08 November 2016

Trust in GP crucial for victims of domestic violence

Women are more likely to open up about family violence with a regular GP who is not perceived as fixing just medical problems, Victorian research shows.
16 May 2016

Exclusive: Pregnant asylum seekers exposed to Zika on Nauru

Zika virus infection has been been confirmed on Nauru and seven pregnant asylum seeker women held there are being offered mosquito repellent to try and avoid the teratogenic virus.
28 April 2016