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Hospitality Handbook for Secondary Schools

31st July 2015

Hospitality Handbook for Secondary Schools

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Hospitality Handbook for Primary Schools

31st July 2015

Hospitality Handbook for Primary Education

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The problematic ‘saving lives at sea’ argument

29th July 2015

When those advocating on behalf of refugees criticise clearly bad policies such as temporary protection visas, turning back boats or processing in Nauru or Manus Island, they are confronted with claims that such policies are necessary for saving lives at sea.

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Lost & Found Photographic Exhibition

6th July 2015

In recognition of the courage and bravery shown by those who have been forced to flee their home countries in the face of persecution, discrimination, war and dispossession of land and culture and to mark Refugee Week 2015, JRS in partnership with the Multicultural Community Network (MCN) held Lost & Found: The Case for Courage – a photographic exhibition by Time Magazine Cover photographer Lisa Hogben.

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Lost & Found – Omar’s Story

6th July 2015

Omar treasures many items that represent great loss to his family. Omar is stateless. His heritage is Palestinian. He and his parents were born in Burj Brajane – the largest refugee camp in Lebanon. His mother Rowayda, his brother Mohammad…

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Lost & Found – Saul’s Story

6th July 2015

Saul has always loved music and playing guitar. Saul has always loved music and playing guitar. One night after performing in his capital city of Bujumbura, a lady approached him and offered a unique gift – a brand new guitar….

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Lost & Found – Patrick’s Story

6th July 2015

“it was when Patrick became a member of the ruling political party that life took a turn for the worst.” Patrick grew up in Douala, Cameroon where he was working as an accountant when an opportunity arose to assist a…

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Lost & Found – Ajang’s Story

6th July 2015

Ajang grew up in Warrap State in the northern part of South Sudan. Ajang grew up in Warrap State in the northern part of South Sudan. Following a 25 year civil war in her country, Ajang was forced to flee…

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Lost & Found – Sayed’s Story

6th July 2015

Sayed grew up in Quetta, in northern Pakistan after his family fled the Taliban in Afghanistan. Sayed grew up in Quetta, in northern Pakistan after his family fled the Taliban in Afghanistan. When Sayed decided to escape the Taliban attacks…

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Lost & Found – Somayeh’s Story

6th July 2015

Somayeh sought asylum in Australia in 2013 and was taken to Christmas Island. On her first day, she was searched and all her jewellery was confiscated. Somayeh was living in Iran with her husband and their two children. Somayeh’s husband was…

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