Category Archives: From Other Organisations
The following YouTube video is of Barrister Julian Burnside’s closing address on Saturday 15 September at the Migration 2012 Conference, Menzies Sydney Hotel. While this conference was in 2012, the issues covered by Julian Burnside are very relevant today.
Refugee Week Forum Wednesday 20th June 2012, 6.30 for 7.00-9.00pm Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain Hosted by the Balmain for Refugees The forum will be addressed by John Menadue, former Secretary of the Department of Immigration, now Board … Continue reading
Australian unions are proud to support the Welcome to Australia campaign to make asylum seekers and new migrants feel welcome to our country. ACTU President Ged Kearney was today announced as an ambassador of Welcome to Australia, which aims to … Continue reading
Through a collection of compelling pictures and stories from Australian aid organisations like TEAR, you will have the opportunity to learn how effective aid projects are saving, improving and empowering the lives of people in poor communities. Aid really does … Continue reading
MEDIA BRIEF 2010: WHAT WELFARE ENTITLEMENTS DO ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES RECEIVE? Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) • There is no truth to the claims that asylum seekers and refugees receive more in Centrelink benefits than old-age pensioners, or any … Continue reading
Joanne Lee of the House of Welcome says “It’s that Christmas time of year and it gives us the chance to stop and say a VERY BIG thank you to all of those who have supported asylum seekers and refugees … Continue reading
A major refugee rights demonstration will be held outside the ALP national conference on December 4, details are below. Not in Malaysia, Not in Nauru—No offshore processing, end mandatory detention—Refugees are welcome. Rally 12pm Sunday December 4, Sydney Town Hall … Continue reading