Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Who We Are

    A group of concerned Australians living in a regional area outside Sydney

  • Our Aims & Objectives

    To encourage positive attitudes to refugees in the community and at all levels of government.
    To welcome, befriend and assist refugees facing uncertain futures, in detention and in the community.

  • What We Offer

    Practical, emotional and financial assistance for refugees and to encourage positive attitudes to refugees in the community and at all levels of government

Latest News

  • Most asylum seeker rioters turned out to be refugees

    MOST asylum seekers detained during the Christmas Island and Villawood riots were later found to be refugees, new data shows, challenging an inquiry finding that blamed the unrest on increasing numbers of rejected detainees who would not accept the umpire’s decision. Department of Immigration data shows 88 per cent of asylum seekers who arrived byRead more

  • How kids are classified as a security risk

    Asylum-seeker policy at its worst January 5, 2012 Opinion (From Pamela Curr, ASRC, Melbourne) WHEN some future historian tells the story of Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers since the introduction of mandatory detention in 1992, one of the saddest and cruellest elements of that story will be the plight of Ali Abbas. Ali, who turnedRead more

  • Go Back Where You Came From – return of feature

    SBS ONE will show this fascinating feature again at 8.30pm next Tuesday 6 December. Six ordinary Australians agree to challenge their preconceived notions about refugees and asylum seekers by embarking on a confronting 25-day journey. Tracing in reverse the journeys that refugees have taken to reach Australia, they travel to some of the most dangerousRead more

  • Refugee influx to Yemen reaches record high: UN agency

    Xinhua News Agency (China) Refugees in Yemen Refugee influx to Yemen reaches record high: UN agency Please see news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-11/19/c_131256368.htmRead more

  • Why Australia wants to drive Afghan refugees out

    Washington Post Why Australia wants to drive Afghan refugees out – please see http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/spotlight-on-afghan-refugees-in-pakistan/2011/11/15/gIQAfB1BYN_story.htmlRead more

  • Latest lip sewing protest

    From the Greens – please visit: http://nt.greens.org.au/content/latest-darwin-lip-sewing-protest-more-evidence-stop-indefinite-mandatory-detentionRead more