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Australia Breaking Promises to Refugees Says NFP

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 22nd June 2016 -  The world’s wealthiest nations, including Australia, have failed to deliver on promises to increase resettlement for the world’s neediest refugees, according to the Refugee Council

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…

UN Criticises Australia’s ‘Strange Obsession with Boats’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  Australia’s ‘boat people’ policy has been publicly criticised at an annual global forum on refugee issues. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

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…
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