Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • 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 →

  • Successful stall at Leura

    Successful stall at Leura

    A hardworking team under the leadership of Maureen Williams ran a very successful fundraising stall in Leura Mall on Saturday, $1,679.20 was raised plus the raffle raised more than $5000. The raffle winners are: Leah Godfrey, Susan Stubenrauch and Eileen Norrish (Sorry guys, no luck this time). Maureen and BMRSG are truly grateful to everyRead more →

  • REFUGE – An exhibition at Everglades Leura

    REFUGE – An exhibition at Everglades Leura

    Jenny Kee opening the REFUGE an exhibition at Everglades Garden Gallery on Saturday 7 NovemberRead more →