Executive Director, Refugee Legal
David Manne is a human rights lawyer and migration agent, and Executive Director of the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre. He has worked in various capacities assisting refugees and asylum seekers for over 20 years.
David is a highly experienced advocate with vast knowledge on the situation refugees face in Australia.
The Apology: To the refugees, we say sorry
The year is 2030. On behalf of the Australian people the Prime Minister apologises to refugees, now resettled in Australia and elsewhere, for the conditions they were forced to endure in offshore detention camps. As Australians, we reflect. How could we allow this to happen? What could we have done to stop it?