Allan Asher has been an outspoken consumer advocate for nearly 40 years. He was Commonwealth Ombudsman of Australia from August 2010 to October 2011. As Ombudsman, Asher was particularly concerned about the poor treatment of asylum seekers and visited Christmas Island and other detention centres to get a first-hand account of the issues faced by detainees. Allan was one of six participants to take part in the SBS documentary series Go Back to Where You Came From, airing Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 August 2012 at 8.30pm on SBS ONE.
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