Australia has had a complicated history with Indian Ocean territories, with such territories becoming areas for quarantine and detainment of asylum seekers.
RTRFM’s Danae Gibson chats with award-winning author Reneé Pettitt Schipp about the release, her experiences on Christmas Island and the injustice of mandatory detention.
Pettitt-Schipp remains optimistic for a fairer future.
Produced By: Danae Gibson
Featured In Story: Reneé Pettitt Schipp, Award-winning author
First aired on The Wire, Monday 26 June 2023