Markets & Justice

Markets & Justice
Freely operating markets yield a just outcome?

White Australia Has A Black History

White Australia Has A Black History

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Children in detention hospitalised under armed guard in Melbourne. Doctors refuse to discharge them back to detention.


Royal Children's Hospital chairman Rob Knowles told News Corp he supported the doctors' stand to protect the health and safety of children.

"The work of RCH doctors and nurses is highly valued by the Victorian community, and has made this hospital a global leader in adolescent and child health," he said.

"It is not surprising these same specialists would be concerned about the detention of children, on the basis that detention can have severe detrimental impacts on children's health.

"Our staff have consistently acted responsibly and in a considered manner in relation to the treatment of children in detention, and I support their right to have a responsible, considered opinion on this significant matter of public interest."


Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/royal-childrens-hospital-doctors-refuse-to-return-children-to-detention-20151010-gk63xm.html#ixzz3oDHdrtBM 
Follow us: @theage on Twitter | theageAustralia on Facebook