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Policy and Practice: inside Australia’s detention centres (Part 1)

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Greg Lake discusses managing a detention centre and why his faith led him to resign.

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Policy and Practice: inside Australia’s detention centres (Part 2)

Summary

Greg Lake discusses managing a detention centre and why his faith led him to resign.

Greg Lake is a former Immigration Department leader who managed a number of immigration detention centres, including Nauru, Christmas Island and Curtin. He also worked in policy and management roles in Canberra under the Rudd/Gillard governments. Greg resigned from Immigration in April 2013 after examining whether his role in managing detention centres was something that aligned with his Christian faith.