Hunger, violence and constant stress: The brutal truth of life as a child refugee

Sayed Rabbani fled Afghanistan as a young boy in 2001. He spent his teenage years in refugee camps before being granted asylum in Australia. Now he says every moment children are kept on Nauru causes more suffering, which will haunt them for the rest of their lives.

Australian policies failing vulnerable children, says report

The Children's Report says the Australian government is failing to develop policies and programs that adequately support children – particularly the country's most vulnerable and disadvantaged.