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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…

Australians Make Record Donations to Support Refugees

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Australian individuals and former refugee communities have made the largest donation to date to support refugees. Australia for UNHCR 2016 Annual report, released on Friday, revealed…

Global Displacement Reaches Record Levels

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 23rd June 2015 -  The number of people forcibly displaced by persecution and conflict has increased by 8.3 million in 12 months, growing to its highest level since World War II, according to the the…

More Child Asylum Seekers Locked Up Than Adults – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th July 2014 -  Child asylum seekers are more likely than their adult counterparts to be held in a locked detention facility than in community alternatives, an analysis of immigration detention…

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From Diplomat to Refugee Crusader

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th May 2014 -  Former diplomat Naomi Steer worked in politics and the trade union movement before she made the leap into the Not for Profit sector to become the founding National Director for UNHCR

EXECUTIVE INSIGHT: Homewares and an Ambitious Sustainability Agenda

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  From soft toy drives to programs lighting refugee tents, today’s corporate sustainability programs have it all. Pro Bono Australia’s CSR journalist, Nadia Boyce,

Call to Increase Refugee Numbers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has urged Australia to increase the number of refugees it accepts under its annual offshore humanitarian program. Releasing RCOA’s…

A Sector Made to Measure

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th March 2013 -  Chris Lee is a humanitarian professional currently posted to Jordan with UNHCR. In this post from the CSI Blog, Lee shares his thoughts on measuring social impact in the Not for Profit

Refugee Council Warns on Manus Island Detention

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 5th February 2013 - 
Picture: www.naharnet.com The Refugee Council of Australia has called on the Federal Government to act on a UNHCR report which warns of significant inadequacies in the transfer…

Malaysia Deal May Be Safer: UNHCR

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th October 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by sidelife  The Gillard Government’s proposed Malaysia swap plan has received an unlikely boost, with…

Pro Bono Australia’s Ethical Guide to Christmas

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd December 2010 -  With Christmas fast approaching, Pro Bono Australia presents its Ethical Christmas Guide; what charities across…
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