Raffle ticket sellers needed
This year’s big raffle is being set up and we are once again looking for ticket sellers.
The raffle is the biggest single fundraiser for BMRSG. Last year it raised about $5800.
BMRSG supports 50 families and 9 Read more
Since September 2017 BMRSG has been financially supporting nine young men originally evacuated to Australia from Manus Island and Nauru with severe medical and psychological conditions. Already traumatised by their experiences and still new to Australian life, they were cut off from government payments without a warning date and given 3 weeks to get outRead more
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
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
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
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