Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group was founded in 2001, twenty years ago. We are a group of ordinary Australians who remain united by the vision of a compassionate Australia where people seeking refuge and asylum are treated with justice and compassion. We are all volunteers. BMRSG has no particular religious or political affiliation except a commitment to common decency.
Christmas presents to refugee children
Spent on rental assistance
CV’s and job applications
Palm Sunday 2021 at Lawson around 150 mountain people from choirs, faith groups, unions and mainline churches joined to demonstrate with placards on the highway with the message of Peace and Justice
We support 44 families and 35 individuals, November 2022. 50% of funds goes on rental assistance.
Click for information on Student Video and Poster Competition 2022
First Prize winner; Ruby Tomka of Smiths Hill HS, Wollongong.
Second Prize winners; William Brett, William Soukhavong and Adytia Kumaresan of Smiths Hill HS
Equal Third Prize winners; William Newman and Felix Cohen of Smiths Hill HS.
Equal Third Prize Winners: Eliza Harvey, Saffron Butler and Charlotte Palmisano of Smiths Hill HS