RACP releases Open Letter signed by 9 peak medical organisations to Minister Karen Andrews calling for urgent release of Biloela family

Date published:
13 Jun 2021

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, representing over 25,000 physicians and trainee physicians across Australia and New Zealand, has written an Open Letter signed by 9 medical groups calling on the Australian Government to release the Biloela family from detention.

The signatories include the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA), Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID), College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CCICM), Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACCRM).

The letter can be downloaded from the RACP website as well a Media Release.

The RACP’s position statement on Refugees and Asylum Seeker Health, supported by 14 peak medical organisations, can be found on the RACP website.

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