Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Sydney Peace Prize 2014 – Julian Burnside

    2014 Sydney Peace Prize awarded to Julian Burnside AO QC “Boat people are not illegal;… our politicians have persuaded us to tolerate – even to reward – cruelty…” Julian Burnside’s inspiring lecture is available on line on ABC Big Ideas Listen to Julian Burnside’s interview on ABC Sunday Profile 7 November 2014Read 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

  • Nurse’s Bequest Helps Refugees

    A local nurse has bequeathed the sum of $79,000 to the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group. It is being used to fund asylum seeker student education. Judy Gaskin, a long time caring visitor to the Villawood Detention Centre, had a keen sense of justice and compassion. She was appalled by how both major parties usedRead more

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