Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Comment on Peter Dutton interview on The Project

    Comment on Peter Dutton interview on The Project

    The Immigration Minister has given thousands of asylum seekers an October deadline to apply for protection or face deportation.
    Mark Isaac‘s excellent commentary on the Dutton interview (The Project). saying it like it is… “This man purposefully obfuscates the facts, he purposefully lies to terrorise and demonise the most vulnerable. He talks of Christian values but his actions contradict the teachings of Jesus Christ. He is a despicable low-life.”

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  • Work of BMRSG   – Employment

    Work of BMRSG – Employment

    This is the first of a series of articles on the huge range of support work undertaken by BMRSG volunteers. Part 1 Employment. This is a major problem for those asylum seekers living in the community. This story has a great outcome.

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  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • Stay Informed –  October 2016

    Stay Informed – October 2016

    There are so many articles appearing in the mainstream media and also on the social media that it is extremely difficult to keep up.
    Here is a few of the articles that have appeared in the last 3 weeks, the class action on the sinking of the boat carrying asylum seekers off Christmas Island, Malcolm Turnbull’s speech at the United Nations and what is happening to the men on Manus.
    We might have missed some you consider important, if so put a link in the comments and they will be added. Read more →

  • An Evening with Professor Gillian Triggs – Fully Booked

    An Evening with Professor Gillian Triggs – Fully Booked

    Human Rights – Refugees and Border Protection Policies with Professor Gillian Triggs President of the Australian Human Rights Commission and Madeline Gleeson, author of Offshore, Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru.
    The Hub Springwood, 30 November at 6.30.
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