Please note: In accordance with the terms of the submissions process, the inquiry has:

  • not listed below or published any confidential submissions; and
  • in some cases, edited or not published (where an edited copy could not reasonably be published) the non-confidential submissions, in order to protect the identity of the authors, third parties, or where otherwise appropriate.

The Commission notes that the submissions listed below may contain errors. The submissions do not represent the views of the Commission.

Submission No 1 - Children's Hospital at Westmead Refugee Clinic.doc

Submission No 3 - Name withheld - ESL Educator

Submission No 4 - Anne Kotzman.doc

Submission No 5 - Esther Parijat Wismer.doc

Submission No 6 - Leonor Gouldthorpe.doc

Submission No 7 - Peter Sainsbury.doc

Submission No 8 - Name withheld - Former professional working in immigration detention.doc

Submission No 9 - Karen Zwi.pdf

Submission No 10 - Name withheld- Health professional.doc

Submission No 15 - Name withheld - asylum seeker (same author as Nos 21(A)&(B)).pdf

Submission No 16 - Karen Boevink.doc

Submission No 17 - Madeleine Connor.doc

Submission No 19 -Name withheld - Teacher at ESL school for new arrivals.doc

Submission No 20 - Name withheld - 17 year old asylum seeker.pdf

Submission No 21(A) - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child asylum seeker.pdf

Submission No 21(B)- Name withheld (same author as Sub 21(A)).pdf

Submission No 24 - Name withheld - Social service provider.docx

Submission No 28 - Name withheld - Former professional working in immigration detention.pdf

Submission No 29 - Stephen Thomas Hughes.doc

Submission No 32 - Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.pdf

Submission No 33 - Professor Ben Saul.pdf

Submission No 34 - Name withheld - Former child in immigration detention.doc

Submission No 39 - Sheila Quonoey.doc

Submission No 40 - Name withheld - Primary teacher in Nauru.docx

Submission No 41 - John William Terry.doc

Submission No 42 - Name withheld - Child who lived in immigration detention previously.pdf

Submission No 44 - Erica Parker.docx

Submission No 45 - Department of Immigration and Border Protection.pdf

Submission No 46 - Law Council of Australia.pdf

Submission No 47 - Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Assocation.pdf

Submission No 48 - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.pdf

Submission No 49 - Australian Education Union.pdf

Submission No 52 - Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria.pdf

Submission No 53 - Jacki Short.doc

Submission No 54 - Jeff Jago.doc

Submission No 56 - Adele Rice AM.doc, and  Attachment to Submission No 56 - Adele Rice AM.pdf

Submission No 57 - Baptist Care Australia.pdf

Submission No 58 - Zainib Cheema.docx

Submission No 59 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 60 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 61 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 62 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 63 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 64 - Name withheld - 11 year old detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 65 - Commissioner for Children and Young People WA.pdf

Submission No 66 - Samantha Kensley.doc

Submission No 67 - Name withheld - Former professional working in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 71 - Name withheld - School teacher.doc

Submission No 72 - Name withheld - Adult living in immigration detention.docx

Submission No 74 - Occupational Justice Special Interest Group.pdf

Submission No 84 - Name withheld - Professional working in immigration detention.doc

Submission No 85 - Australian Anthropological Society.pdf

Submission No 90 - Australian Association of Social Workers.pdf

Submission No 91 - Name withheld - 16 year old detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 92 -Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 93 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 94 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 95 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 96 - Name withheld - 16 year old detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 97 - Name withheld - 17 year old detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 98 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 99 - Voice of Tamils Inc (requested submission be listed but not be published)

Submission No 100 - Name withheld - Secondary school teacher.pdf

Submission No 101 - Dr Clemence Due.pdf

Submission No 102 - Corina van Oostende.doc

Submission No 103 - Royal Australasian College of Physicians.pdf

Submission No 104 - Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.pdf

Submission No 114 - Name withheld - Christmas Island and Darwin Volunteer in 2010.doc

Submission No 116 - Human Rights Council of Australia.pdf

Submission No 117 - Goodstart Early Learning.pdf

Submission No 118 - Catherine Cole.doc

Submission No 119 - Psychologists for Humane Asylum Seeker Treatment.docx

Submission No 121 - Melissa Sweet, Croakey blog.docx

Submission No 122 - Kathryn Kennedy.doc

Submission No 123 - Robyn Lynette Murphy.doc

Submission No 125 - Lindsay Keay.doc

Submission No 126 - Catholic Social Services Australia.pdf

Submission No 127 - Russell McGifford.doc

Submission No 128 - Name withheld - Immigrant to Australia.doc

Submission No 131 - Nicholas Hamonet.doc

Submission No 132 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 134 - Name withheld - Child Protection and Support Worker in Nauru.pdf

Submission No 135 - Daniel Kettle.doc

Submission No 136 - Australian College of Nursing and Maternal, Child and Family Health Nurses Australia.pdf

Submission No 137 - Dr Julia Hush.pdf

Submission No 138 - Scott Gage.doc

Submission No 139 - Dr Lesley Lynch, NSW Council for Civil Liberties.pdf

Submission No 140 - Jesuit Social Services, Wesley Mission, CatholicCare Melbourne, MacKillop Family Services.pdf

Submission No 141 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 142 - Name withheld - 12 year old child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 143 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 144 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 145 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 146 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 147 - Name withheld - Unaccompanied child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 148 - Name withheld - 15 year old detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 149 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 150 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 151 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 152 - St Vincent de Paul National Council.docx

Submission No 153- National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.pdf

Submission No 154 - Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia.pdf

Submission No 155 - Child Wise.pdf

Submission No 156 - Name withheld - Teacher in Nauru.doc

Submission No 157 - Amnesty International.pdf

Submission No 158 - Plan International Australia.pdf

Submission No 159 - Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.pdf

Submission No 160 - Barnardos Australia.pdf

Submission No 161 - Martin Kingsley.doc

Submission No 162 - Royal Children's Hospital.pdf

Submission No 163 - Margarita Fourer & Ric McConaghy.pdf

Submission No 164 - International Detention Coalition.pdf

Submission No 165 - Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors.pdf

Submission No 166 - Australian Medical Students' Association.pdf

Submission No 167 - Life Without Barriers (requested submission be listed but not be published)

Submission No 168 - ChilOut.pdf  and Supplementary attachment from Chilout.pdf

Submission No 169 - Refugee Council of Australia.pdf

Submission No 171 - Name withheld - Medical student.docx

Submission No 172 - Good Beginnings Australia.pdf

Submission No 174 - Human Rights Committee of Law Society of NSW.pdf

Submission No 176 - Ashley Macpherson.doc

Submission No 177 - Besmellah Rezaee and Marina Brizar.pdf

Submission No 178 - Amy Maguire.docx

Submission No 179 - Glen Ransome.doc

Submission No 180 - Natalie Micallef.doc

Submission No 181 - Patricia Glossop and Martha Mollison.doc

Submission No 182 - Varun Nanda.docx

Submission No 183 - Names withheld - Employees of Save the Children Australia in Nauru.pdf

Submission No 184 - Name withheld - Child who lived in immigration detention previously.pdf

Submission No 185 - SJ Griffin.doc

Submission No 186 - Refugee Action Network.docx

Submission No 187 - Australian College of Children & Young People's Nurses.pdf

Submission No 188 - Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare.pdf

Submission No 189 - Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce.pdf

Submission No 190 - Kommonground Inc - Jema Pledger.pdf

Submission No 191 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf (To view translated comments open in Adobe PDF viewer)

Submission No 192 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 193 - Name withheld - 15 year old child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 194 - Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 195 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf (To view translated comments open in Adobe PDF viewer)

Submission No 196 - Yvette Dempsey.pdf

Submission No 197 - Di Perkins.doc

Submission No 198 - Early Childhood Australia.pdf

Submission No 199 - Name withheld - Creative arts therapist.doc

Submission No 201- Professor Chris Goddard.pdf

Submission No 200 - Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University.pdf

Submission No 204 - Australia's Children's Commissioners and Guardians.pdf

Submission No 205 - Linda Briskman.doc

Submission No 206 - Queensland Law Society.pdf

Submission No 207- University of New South Wales.docx

Submission No 208 - Australian Psychological Society.pdf

Submission No 209 - Name withheld - Professional working in immigration detention.docx

Submission No 210 - Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma.docx

Submission No 212 - UnitingJustice Australia.pdf

Submission No 213 - Guy Coffey.pdf

Submission No 215 - Name withheld - Boy currently in immigration detention.docx

Submission No 216 - Save the Children Australia.pdf

Submission No 217- Refugee Advice & Casework Service.pdf

Submission No 219 - Professor Mary Crock.doc

Submission No 221 - Name withheld - Mother with child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 222 - Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network.pdf

Submission No 224 -Name withheld - Father detained with baby in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 225 - Name withheld - Person detained on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 226 - Name withheld - Mother detained with son on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 227 - Name withheld - Parent detained with child on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 228 -Name withheld - Child detained in Nauru OPC.pdf

Submission No 229 - Australian Federation of Graduate Women.pdf

Submission No 232 - Name withheld - Professional working in immigration detention.docx

Submission No 233 - Name withheld - Father detained with children on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 234 - Name withheld - Adult detained on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 235 - Name withheld - Mother detained with child on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 236 - Name withheld - Father detained with children on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 237 - Name withheld - Adult detained on Christmas Island.pdf

Submission No 238 - Professor John Tobin.docx

Submission No 239 - Humanitarian Research Partners.pdf and Attachment A to Submission No 239 - Humanitarian Research Partners.pdf, Attachment B to Submission No 239 - Humanitarian Research Partners.pdf, Attachment C to Submission No 239 - Humanitarian Research Partners.pdf