A Message to Scott Morrison

This week, Médecins Sans Frontiers, or Doctors Without Borders, was ordered to remove their mental health team from Nauru, where about 800 refugees, including 90 or so children, are being kept in offshore detention, at the behest of the Australian Government. There have been repeated, independent reports of the appalling conditions that these, already traumatised, … Continue reading A Message to Scott Morrison

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Injustice

This last week I've seen something I never thought to see, enacted into law in Australia. In the last few years, the two major political parties in Australia have, in subsequent governments, increasingly penalised asylum seekers and refugees who arrive on boats. They've sent them to Nauru, Manus Island, and placed them in long term … Continue reading Injustice

My Blog is my Soapbox

This week I've been reflecting on why I post on my blog. I originally began this blog because I'm now a published author, and all of the best information sites suggested that it was important to blog "and get your writing out there in the world of social media."Obviously that's quite a self serving reason … Continue reading My Blog is my Soapbox