Letter sent to Peter Dutton and list of signatories against the ban on mobile phones in onshore detention centres.Read more →
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.
Australian Border Force is banning the use and possession of mobile phones in Australian detention centres.
The ban is currently being phased in and a complete ban is scheduled by February 2017.
You can sign our petition, ring Peter Dutton’s office and/or email Peter Dutton and other politicians. We provide guidelines.Read more →
The proposed legislation which would prevent asylum seekers , who arrived by boat since 19 July 2013, from ever setting foot in Australia, will soon be under consideration in the Senate. Many of the asylum seekers we currently support would be affected. The fear this proposed bill is generating is affecting asylum seeker’s mental health.Read more →
Call for a National Summit on Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Let’s get some change happening by encouraging our politicians to support the call for a National Summit!
What you can do right now is to write a letter, and encourage others to write, to your local Federal Member of Parliament. We show you how.Read more →
Don’t let hate have the Internet or our nations hearts and minds!
Send positive thank you messages to our politicians as often as you can. Congratulate them on being elected. Thank them for being caring, compassionate, ethical, public spirited human beings who are working for the good of all and congratulate them as soon as you see or hear of them beginning to live up to the dream! Particularly thank them for
looking like they might be thinking of being just and compassionate to asylum seekers and refugees and endorsing multiculturalism!
Don’t preach just love them into change! Its harder than you think!Read more →