6.30pm, Wednesday 1 Nov. Concern for the welfare of child refugees has been put forward by Australian governments as the reason for increasingly harsh policies. Similar justifications of ‘care’ has been used to push punitive policies towards First Nations People. At this public forum, hosted by RAC Canberra, Dr Jordana Silverstein, author of _Cruel Care: A History of Children at Our Borders_ explores the violence inherent in decades long policies towards refugee children and connections with government approaches to First Nation children.
Date: Wed 1 November 2023
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