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May 20, 2019

The Choose Humane Campaign has been launched by The Refugee Council

Not sure which candidate to vote for, in standing up for refugees and     asylum seekers? The Refugee Council has researched policies put          forward by The Greens ,The Labor Party and The Coaliti...

May 9, 2019

The Australian Financial Review understands that a promise by former

Labor leader Bill Shorten to adopt Home Affairs if elected, but subject

it to a review, was based on concerns by such agencies as ASIO and Australian Federal Police that they were unhappy with the merge...

May 1, 2019

Palm Sunday message from Behrouz Boochani

A refugee who has been stuck on Manus Island since 2013 , Behrouz is an

Iranian-Kurdish journalist, human rights defender, poet and film producer.

Scroll down for information on Behrouz's newest book

'No Friend but the Mountains'


May 1, 2019

Having been delayed by The Coalition on the last Rep Sitting Day before Christmas,it was finally passed by the house of Reps ,

and on return to The Senate was passed on Feb 13th , 2019

In her first week on the job, new independent MP Dr Kerryn Phelps,  threw down the ga...

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Want to make a real difference for Refugees and Asylum Seekers? Why not visit them in detention here in Brisbane? ​

September 28, 2019

The facility is called Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation Centre (BITA) and is at

100 Sugarmill Road, Pinkenba. Advocates for asylum seekers an...

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