Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Shelter concert a great success

    Shelter concert a great success

    The Shelter concert, an initiative of the Blackheath choir the Heathens, held in Woollahra Sunday 20 August, was a great success. The event was a successful fundraiser for BMRSG, a percentage of which will be given to Music for Refugees who do wonderful work with detainees in Villawood Detention Centre .

    The Sydney Jewish Choral Society and an instrumental trio of world class musicians that consisted of Francesco Celtata, Michael Kruger and Hugh Kruger inspired the audience with the beauty of their music.Read more

  • Work of BMRSG   2017 Raffle

    Work of BMRSG 2017 Raffle

    RAFFLE TICKET SELLERS STILL NEEDED We are struggling to maintain the cash flow essential for supporting the 50 families we look after in Western Sydney. We are preparing another major raffle which will net $5000 if we get enough sellers. How can you help? Take some books of raffle tickets to sell. Volunteer to makeRead more

  • Work of BMRSG – Donations help those seeking asylum apply for visas

    Work of BMRSG – Donations help those seeking asylum apply for visas

    Recent appeals by BMRSG for donations to assist asylum seekers with legal fees associated with visa applications have raised over $13,000, thanks to the generosity of so many caring people.
    The Dept of Immigration has been writing to asylum seekers living in the community demanding that they put in applications for TPVs (Temporary Protection Visas) or SHEVs (Safe Haven Enterprise Visas) within 30 or 60 days, or risk losing all their sources of income, such as Centrelink payments.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

  • A simple concept that can help to alleviate poverty

    A simple concept that can help to alleviate poverty

    This simple concept can help to alleviate poverty among people seeking asylum and refugees, and it’s lying in the palm of your hand.
    We all know how supermarket, credit card and other loyalty cards work. And we also know that when we get a certain number of points, we can turn them into ‘bonus’ cash-value gift cards to use in other stores – like Coles, Woolworths, Target, KMart or Big W.

    This is a nice benefit, but imagine if we chose to give our ‘bonus’ cash value cards to groups that support those seeking asylum and refugees.Read more

  • Stroke the Tiger’s Tail

    Stroke the Tiger’s Tail

    Blue Mountains author, Ramona Kennedy is selling her book Stroke the Tiger’s Tail with all royalties going to BMRSG You can buy it through Amazon or for maximum royalties at https://www.createspace.com/5826815Read more