Permanent detention centre on Manus Island not the solution

Dr Claudia TazreiterEarlier this month, BOb researcher Dr Claudia Tazreiter from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), commented to SBS News on the human rights and financial costs of  the federal government’s plan to build a permanent immigration detention centre on Manus Island.

In commenting on these plans, Dr Tazreiter said that a permanent centre on Manus Island only serves to “put the problem at a distance”, where asylum seekers become “invisible” which then impacts upon our Government’s responsibilities towards asylum seekers in “keeping them at arms length”. Read the full comments from Dr Tazretier and other experts in the SBS News podcast transcript  ‘Permanent immigration detention centre on Manus’ .