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Calls for investigation into children being held in detention centres


A recent protest by the staff of the Royal Children’s Hospital has brought the issue of children being held in immigration detention into the spotlight again. 

There are currently 215 children being held in detention centres around Australia and as more evidence of the dangers children living in detention centers are revealed, the outcry over this policy of detaining children grows.

How does living in these conditions affect asylum seeker children, and what is being done to fight this policy? Reporter Rosie Doole finds out.

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