The National Justice Project is representing the family of Omid Masoumali who died in Brisbane in 2016 following an emergency medivac from Nauru after he had set himself on fire.
All Kids Off Nauru
Lawyers, doctors and caseworkers welcomed the news that all of the critically sick children detained by the Australian government on Nauru were now receiving the medical care they need in Australia and the remaining children would be resettled in the US.
NJP on ABC National Wrap on 4 Nov 18
Over the last 12 Months the National Justice Project Have Been Quietly Bringing 50 Kids from Nauru to Australia for Treatment!
George Newhouse discusses Kids off Nauru on ABC News 24
Lawyers for most of the children who have been evacuated from Nauru over the past 18 months have welcomed the statement by the government that they plan to relocate all remaining refugee children on Nauru to Australia by the end of the year. But even that may be too long for some of the children that we are working for. …
Blocked transfer of a critically ill woman from Nauru is ‘extremely concerning’
The decision of the Nauruan Government to block the transfer of a critically ill woman to Australia is “extremely concerning”, George Newhouse has told the ABC. Court orders stipulated that the refugee should be brought to Australia for urgent treatment for depression and trauma-related conditions. “You have a woman with serious mental illness, a court has ordered her to be …
President Waqa’s comments highlight need to get #KidsOffNauru
Spotlight is on Nauru ahead of the Pacific Island Forum this week and escalating reports about the critical medical condition of children. A new report by the Refugee Council of Australia and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre details incidents of trauma and the appalling conditions that people must live through every day. They report that depression, anxiety, short-term memory loss, …
Why Australia has a duty of care to asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru
The Australian government has long argued that it doesn’t have a duty of care to refugees on Manus Island and Nauru, because they’re held off Australia’s shores. And yet there are situations where this happens all the time: Australia maintains a duty of care to diplomats and soldiers abroad, even though they are also ‘offshore’. Many people ask us how …
‘Crisis point’: New York Times reports on children’s mental health on Nauru
A seventh child will be brought to Australia from Nauru for medical care, following legal pressure. The National Justice Project represented the girl at a federal court hearing on Wednesday. She is one of a number of refugee children with worsening mental health issues, who are seeking medical treatment in Australia. George Newhouse, principal lawyer for the National Justice Project, …
NJP Court Action ensures that a Sick Child is brought to Australia for Medical Care
ABC Insiders considered the case of a sick child that who has been transported to Australia for Medical Care as a result of legal action brought by the National Justice Project
Asylum Seekers to keep Mobile Phones in Detention thanks to the National Justice Project
You can see George Newhouse speaking to ABC TV News 24 about the Mobile Phone case below
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