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Blueprint for Australia’s Response to Global Refugee Crisis

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  More than 42,000 Australians have backed a blueprint on how Australia should best respond to the global refugee crisis as “shocking” new figures reveal 20 people are displaced…

Human Rights Organisations Call for Immediate Action on Offshore Detention

Wendy Williams, Friday, 3rd February 2017 -  Human rights organisations across the country have united to call for immediate action on offshore detention and for refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to be brought to safety in Australia.

Apology and Compensation for Sacked Nauru Staff

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 -  Aid agency Save the Children Australia has welcomed the government’s apology and payment of compensation to staff who were sacked from Nauru amid false allegations they had encouraged

Government US Resettlement Agreement on Refugees Announced

Lina Caneva, Sunday, 13th November 2016 -  The federal government has reached a deal with the United States to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island in what the prime minister has described as a “one-off only agreement”.…

Australians Want Action on Refugees Says Poll

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 15th September 2016 -  Public attitudes are changing with two-thirds of Australians now believing the prime minister should take urgent action to resettle refugees by the end of the year, according to

More Abuse Uncovered on Nauru, So Who’s Responsible?

Julie Edwards, Thursday, 18th August 2016 -  Opinion: It is time Australia rejected the fiction that our political leaders are not somehow responsible for what happens on the offshore detention centres they have created, writes

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Custodial Cultures – What Are We Breeding?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th August 2016 -  Opinion: More revelations of horrific child abuse at the Nauru detention centre following on from the shocking footage of abuse in the Northern Territory youth detention centre

Refugee Advocate Says Leaked Nauru Files ‘Appalling’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th August 2016 -  The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) says leaked incident reports from Australia’s detention camp for asylum seekers on Nauru has again laid bare the devastating trauma and…

Human Rights Groups Claim Australia Is Ignoring Nauru Abuse

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 -  Australia is deliberately ignoring the inhumane treatment of refugees held on Nauru in a bid to deter further asylum seekers from arriving in the country by boat, according to two

NFPs Urged to Join Save the Children Campaign

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th February 2016 -  Children’s aid agency Save the Children has called on other Not for Profit organisations to get behind a campaign to stop children being sent back to immigration detention following…

Save the Children Calls for Nauru Removal Compensation

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 19th January 2016 -  The Australian arm of international aid charity, Save the Children, has said that its detention centre staff removed from Nauru deserve compensation, following a review that found…

Immigration Dept Knew Pregnant Refugee Still Wanted Abortion

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 5th January 2016 -  Immigration officials were aware the 23 year old pregnant Somali refugee, known as Abyan, did not change her mind about wanting an abortion prior to being deported from Australia,…
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