Responses to the Australian Human Rights Commission report

"The Forgotten Children" - Where to next on asylum seeker issues?

Hosted by Melbourne Refugee Studies Program


  • Michael Gordon, Political Editor, The Age
  • Professor the Hon. Barry Jones AC, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Cheryl Saunders AO, Laureate Professor, Personal Chair in Law, Director of Studies Government Law, University of Melbourne
  • Hugh de Kretser, Executive Director, Human Rights Law Centre

05 August 2015

The panel considered the political, community and media responses to the Australian Human Rights Commission report The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children into Immigration Detention and the implications for asylum seeker policies and practice.