Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Is it time to compromise on Australia’s cruel asylum seeker policy?

    Is it time to compromise on Australia’s cruel asylum seeker policy?

    A few weeks ago two of Australia’s leading critics of successive governments’ asylum seeker policies have republished their contentious views on how to change the seemingly intractable position held by both the Government and the Opposition. Robert Manne, Emeritus Professor of Politics, La Trobe University and John Medadue, Former Secretary, Department of Immigration together with Frank Brennan SJ, Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University and Tim Costello, CEO World Vision Australia put forward their position in 2016.

    BMRSG is posting these articles for discussion and does not endorse any position.

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  • Don’t let Labor adopt the LNP’s “Turn back the boats” policy.

    Don’t let Labor adopt the LNP’s “Turn back the boats” policy.

    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