Detention Harms Health - Medical Student March - Endorsed by GADRC NSW Hyde Park, Sydney. Enter Hyde Park near St James Station, we'll be there with a banner. What to bring: banners, signs,t shirts.
(Updated information from the organisers) We have asked some very reputable health and legal professionals to discuss the health and legal implications of this policy.
PROF. DAVID ISAACS Sydney consultant paediatrician
GEORGE NEWHOUSE Human rights lawyer, National Justice Project
DR PETER YOUNG Psychiatrist & former director of mental health on Manus Island & Nauru
DR NADINE SHEMA Great Lakes Agency for Peace and Development
DR BARRI PHATARFOD President of Doctors 4 Refugees
After the speeches the students, health care staff and members of the public will walk around Hyde Park. We will then catch the ferry to Cockatoo Island to visit the Ai Wei-Wei installation of a boat full of refugees. Those present will have their photo taken holding their arms out in welcome to the Ai Wei-Wei refugees. The media have been invited to take photos and report on the event.
Some of our members may only want to attend the rally & that's fine. Coordinator for GADRC: Gaby; firstname.lastname@example.org