From an episode of BreakfastersPresented by Jeff Sparrow, Sarah Smith and Geraldine Hickey

Interview

The Constant Cycle of Betrayal: Working in the Department of Immigration on Breakfasters

Five years ago, Kevin Rudd vowed to send all asylum seeker boat arrivals to Papua New Guinea. Shaun Hanns has been working in the Department of Immigration since this time, and has broken ranks in his new article in The Monthly. He sits down with the Breakfasters to discuss what asylum-seeker policies look like on the inside, from misplaced fear, unbalanced security briefings, and the threats that whistle-blowers face.

Aeriel View of Nauru
Listen to The Constant Cycle of Betrayal: Working in the Department of Immigration on Breakfasters11:297 November 2018