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Statement of concern about the Australian Border Force Act 2015

  • September 1, 2015

STARTTS is part of the FASSTT network and endorses this statement of concern about the Australian Border Force Act 2015.

The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) expresses its profound concern that the Australian Border Force Act 2015 has created a serious criminal offence for people providing services to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to publicly disclose information about damaging effects of government policy on individuals in detention and other asylum seekers.

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