Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Refugee Services Stretched to the Limit

    Refugee Services Stretched to the Limit

    Honi Soit looks at how you get by when you’re struggling to be someone else’s safety net and tell’s George Winston’s story as a refugee.Read more

  • Quietly helping refugees in Sydney, an antidote to Europe’s tragedy

    Quietly helping refugees in Sydney, an antidote to Europe’s tragedy

    A weekly visitor to the Villawood detention centre for the last four and a half years, Graeme Swincer is one of many Sydney residents quietly giving their time and skills to relieve distress and actively assist asylum seekers in limbo in Australia’s migration system.Read more

  • Congratulations to Graeme Swincer OAM

    Congratulations to Graeme Swincer OAM

    Graeme has been recognised in the Australia Day Awards and received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). In a Blue Mountains Gazette article Graeme stated that his favourite quote is one attributed to Thomas Jefferson, and also quoted by Mandela, Martin Luther King and Gandhi – ‘When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty’. Read theRead more

  • BMRSG Annual Report 2013-14

    Over the last year the BMRSG has continued to provide weekly practical and emotional support to numerous refugees and asylum seekers in detention and in the community. To be able to do this we have maintained our fundraising activities and our collection and delivery of goods to the families and individuals we have been assisting.Read more

  • Refugee Week Activities

    There are a large number of Refugee Week activities happening in the Blue Mountains, Sydney and across New South Wales .  We encourage everyone to take the time and at least take part in one event. 15 June, 2:00pm to 4:00pm – Springwood Talk by Mark Isaacs (author of The Undesirables – Inside Naura) who spent 9Read more

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