There was a most successful refugee rights rally on 11 October focused around opposition to the Border Force Act and detention on Manus and Nauru at Sydney Town Hall. BMRSG was there.Read more
Bishop Long welcomes announcement Australia will accept 12,000 more refugees.
The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2015–16 challenges Australians to think again about our national response to asylum seekers, especially those who come to Australia by sea. Read more
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
ASRC has created videos the following presentations to outline the recent changes in the law that impact asylum seekers. This information is valuable for asylum seekers who’ve come by boat to Australia and anyone working with or supporting asylum seekers. The click on the appropriate language link below: English Hazaragi and Persian: Refugee Law Update 23/24 December 2014Read more