Nauru welfare staff demand apology after report vindication

NINE welfare workers deported from Nauru are demanding an apology from the Government following another official report finding there was no basis for their removal from the island.

The Save the Children workers were abruptly sent home in 2014 after raising asylum seekers' concerns about sexual harassment from guards.

Then immigration minister Scott Morrison suggested the group had orchestrated a campaign to undermine the Government's offshore detention policy.

Now an internal Immigration Department report, released late yesterday, says they should be offered compensation after finding no evidence they acted outside their duties at the Nauru detention centre.

But one of the workers, Natasha Blucher, told Saturday AM the group was more concerned about the fate of detainees who remain on Nauru.

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