Court orders Peter Dutton to transfer ill family of three from Nauru

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Judge stipulates no treatment by Border Force contractor or health provider IHMS

  • Saba Vasefi and Helen Davidson
  • The Guardian

The federal court has once again enforced the medical evacuation of dangerously ill asylum seekers and refugees from Nauru, ordering the home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, to transfer a family of three over the weekend.

Baxe 1aThe order, delivered by Justice Tom Thawley on Friday, also stipulated that they not be treated by anyone contracted by Australian Border Force or detention health provider IHMS.

It also addressed the long-held concerns of advocates and…