Guided by Justice and Compassion

Blue Mountains
Refugee Support Group

Guided by JUSTICE and COMPASSION

Congratulations

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7 April 8pm

Wentworth Falls School of Arts

  • Who We Are

    A group of concerned Australians living in a regional area outside Sydney

  • Our Aims & Objectives

    To encourage positive attitudes to refugees in the community and at all levels of government.
    To welcome, befriend and assist refugees facing uncertain futures, in detention and in the community.

  • What We Offer

    Practical, emotional and financial assistance for refugees and to encourage positive attitudes to refugees in the community and at all levels of government

Latest News

  • Work of BMRSG – Tavam’s shoes

    Work of BMRSG – Tavam’s shoes

    Ever wondered just where BMRSG spends the most welcome donated money. Let me share a story with you.

    In November last year Tavam’s children were attending the swimming school we were running. Tavam accompanied the children and in this delightful non-threatening environment Tavam told me about his well-worn boots. They were issued in detention years ago and have been his only footwear . These are not ordinary boots but boots with specialist built up sole on one shoe. Read more →

  • What’s going on in Detention Centres?

    What’s going on in Detention Centres?

    In recent months there have been reports that security conditions in detention centres are being toughened but the only way we know is from visitors to these centres.
    It is out of sight out of mind. To find out more and what you can doRead more →

  • Work of BMRSG   – Employment

    Work of BMRSG – Employment

    This is the first of a series of articles on the huge range of support work undertaken by BMRSG volunteers. Part 1 Employment. This is a major problem for those asylum seekers living in the community. This story has a great outcome.

    Read more →

  • Fundraising concert for BMRSG and ASRC

    Fundraising concert for BMRSG and ASRC

    Two bands, The Bridge Project and Asylum will be bringing the passion of protest against the appalling treatment successive Australian governments have meted out to seekers of asylum and especially their most recent treatment of asylum seekers and refugees in offshore and onshore detention.
    April 7 Wentworth Falls School of Arts 8.pmRead more →

  • Update on ban on mobile phones

    Update on ban on mobile phones

    Letter sent to Peter Dutton and list of signatories against the ban on mobile phones in onshore detention centres.Read more →

  • Important Ombudsman Report

    Important Ombudsman Report

    Commonwealth Ombudsman Report
    Department of Immigration and Border Protection
    The administration of people who have had their bridging visa cancelled due to criminal charges or convictions and are held in immigration detention. December 2016
    The Ombudsman’s Office is concerned about the people on bridging visas who are detained based on allegations that lead to criminal charges and also those who are not released once the criminal charges against them have been resolved.

    Read more →