CSB
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Refugees and Detainees – Survey Results


Wednesday, 6th March 2002 at 12:03 pm
Staff Reporter
Recently Pro Bono Australia carried a special survey on behalf of several organisations into the current Federal Government policy on Refugees and Detainees.

Wednesday, 6th March 2002
at 12:03 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Refugees and Detainees – Survey Results
Wednesday, 6th March 2002 at 12:03 pm

Recently Pro Bono Australia carried a special survey on behalf of several organisations into the current Federal Government policy on Refugees and Detainees.

The “Not for Profit survey on refugees, asylum seekers and detention centres” produced polling results that showed for the first time a clear disapproval of the refugee policy.

The survey prepared by a Victorian umbrella group of Not for Profits coordinated by the Justice for Asylum Seekers and Pro Bono Australia provides evidence that debunks recent media polls that have been showing that a majority of Australians are in favour of the Federal Government policy on detainees.

A Pro Bono Australia Special Bulletin went out on Monday 11th February discussing the involvement of Third Sector groups in the refugee area. Readers from or involved with Not for Profit organisations were asked to take part in the survey formulated by several Not for Profit organisations.

After only 13 business hours Pro Bono Australia received 275 responses – a six- percent participation rate. At the time of sending this edition the figure had climbed to 356.

The survey results show that 74% are not in favour of the Howard Government policy.

If you would like a copy of the survey results please send us an e-mail to corpnews@probonoaustralia.com.au.




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

Tags : Survey,

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Impact Investing Survey Underway

Contributor

Tuesday, 10th October 2017 at 8:43 am

Civil Voices Survey Takes the Temperature of Not for Profit Advocacy

Wendy Williams

Thursday, 17th August 2017 at 8:37 am

Survey Questions “Well-Run” Not for Profits

Wendy Williams

Thursday, 30th March 2017 at 4:37 pm

Study into the Effect of the NDIS on Carers

Lina Caneva

Wednesday, 25th January 2017 at 9:26 am

POPULAR

Animal Shelter Loses Charity Status

Wendy Williams

Wednesday, 11th April 2018 at 5:20 pm

NFP Real Estate Agency to Drive Sydney’s Affordable Housing Supply

Wendy Williams

Wednesday, 11th April 2018 at 5:34 pm

NDIS Urged to Implement Portable Training System for Workers

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 17th April 2018 at 8:31 am

Housing the Other 94% of NDIS Recipients

Luke Michael

Monday, 23rd April 2018 at 1:02 pm

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Salary Survey 2018
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!