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Notice given 7 November 2003

2366  Senator Brown: To ask the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs—With reference to the answer to question on notice no. 1820 (Senate Hansard , 11 September 2003, p.15078): Have there been any direct or indirect exchanges of information about Father Frank Brennan between the Australian Government and the Government of Nauru.

2370  Senator Kirk: To ask the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs—

(1) In respect of minors who ‘self-harm’ while in detention centres, can a breakdown be provided of: (a) age; (b) country of origin; (c) sex; (d) nature of self-harm; and (d) whether or not the minor resides with other family members.

(2) What definition of ‘self-harm’ is used to collect these statistics.

(3) What actions have been taken by the department to ensure the physical and mental health of: (a) minors who have ‘self-harmed’; and (b) minors deemed at risk of ‘self-harm’.