asylum seekers

My friend’s story


· Saturday, May 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Just before Christmas 2018 my friend rang me saying he was handcuffed and in a cell. My friend had committed no crime.

Palm Sunday rallies refugee support


· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


About 2,000 people gathered at Belmore Park in the CBD for this year’s Palm Sunday rally and march through Broadway to Victoria Park in Camperdown. The event focused on support for refugees.

We can do better for people seeking asylum


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Local constituents are meeting with federal MPs across Sydney to discuss the rights of people seeking asylum in the community.

#WeCanDoBetter for people seeking asylum – time to meet with MPs


· Tuesday, June 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


In the lead-up to the federal election raise your voice and tell your local MPs that #WeCanDoBetter for people seeking asylum.

Youth festival shines a light on justice issues


· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Issues like refugees, drug law reform and social justice advocacy took centre stage at Yurora National Christian Youth Convention.

‘We Can Do Better’ – Hope for a better way for people seeking asylum


· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Uniting Church congregations and Uniting staff have joined in symbolic action for refugees and people seeking asylum surrounding “Hope Sunday”, November 27.

Uniting backs a National Summit on asylum seekers


· Wednesday, September 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Give Hope: Uniting for Asylum Seekers campaign

Let them stay – sanctuary for children 


· Monday, March 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Sanctuary: To you and I, perhaps, this word conjures up a weekend away, a spa or even just a few moments of peace from the everyday commotion. But for 267 asylum seekers in Australia, including 37 babies born in Australia and kids currently going to local primary schools, this word holds out the promise of life.

No refugee crisis in Australia


· Sunday, November 15, 2015 · Leave a Comment 


Horror, hope and humanity were the themes that dominated the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Rights Symposium held at Customs House.

Grandmothers protest the detention of children


· Saturday, September 12, 2015 · 1 Comment 


Bold grannies sang songs of justice and compassion in a city march protesting against the detention of refugee children.