Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Urgent – Ban on Refugees – Write Now

    Urgent – Ban on Refugees – Write Now

    Amnesty believes the proposed legislation, which would prevent asylum seekers who arrived by boat since 19 July 2013 from ever setting foot in Australia is unnecessary and cruel and wants to help block the legislation, which may be presented to parliament as early as next week.
    The timeline for our rapid response is now until Mon 7 November.
    Before then, we are asking you to:
    – email/phone your local MP, or if at all possible physically deliver a letter to them on this issue. Read more

  • Take ACTION! Write to your politician #LetThemStay

    Take ACTION! Write to your politician #LetThemStay

    TAKE ACTION to help stop babies and families being returned to Nauru. Sample letters you can cut and paste to contact our politicians. Hints for contacting politicians and their contact details.
    Start writing NOW.Read more

  • Don’t let Labor adopt the LNP’s “Turn back the boats” policy.

    Don’t let Labor adopt the LNP’s “Turn back the boats” policy.

    Labor’s Right is mounting a push to have the party adopt the hardline Abbott Government policy of boat turn-backs, setting the scene for a brawl at Labor’s National Conference in late July.
    Important to contact ALP members and Senators NOW.Read more

  • Write To Be Heard – Release all children from immigration detention

    Write To Be Heard – Release all children from immigration detention

    At the end of October 2014, 726 children were detained by Australia in immigration detention facilities. The Write To Be Heard campaign is asking you to urgently write to MPs and demand the release of all children from immigration detention facilities. Bryan Brown responds to news that children are to be released from mainland andRead more