Refugees

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.

Early education for children seeking asylum

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Canterbury-Bankstown Council has taken leadership that could set the standard for other local goverments.

‘A charity gift gives twice’

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

This Christmas consider the increasingly popular “charity gift”.

Rally for refugees unites community organisations

 

· Friday, April 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Hundreds of members of the Sydney public gathered on Palm Sunday to protest the indefinite detention of over 1,500 refugees.

Getting conversations on the #RightTrack

 

· Friday, April 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The words we use and how we use them can make a big difference in changing attitudes and building support for refugees.

Christmas Bowl supports Rohingya refugees

 

· Saturday, December 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Over 600,000 Rohingya children, women and men have been forced to flee their homes.

Community and refugees come together to celebrate TAFE access

 

· Friday, December 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Celebrating the positive impact of access to free TAFE courses for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Can politics contravene duty of care?

 

and · Saturday, October 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Mentally ill and suicidal people are being forced to endure or re-enter detention, against medical advice, at the directive of the government.

Join the fight for safety and wellbeing of asylum seekers

 

· Saturday, October 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Give Hope team is calling for urgent support for people seeking asylum facing destitution, homelessness and the forcible return to detention.