Nauru gave me nightmares: paediatrician

The federal government is “abusing children in our name”, says paediatrician David Issacs, who  has seen a six-year-old asylum seeker try to hang herself with a fence tie.

Professor Issacs came close to tears on ABC’s 7.30 Report on Thursday night as he joined a nurse and anonymous security guard from the Nauru immigration detention centre in blowing the whistle on the centre's administration.