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Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019 Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia

23rd August 2019

Medevak is an crucial lifeline to seriously ill refugees and people seeking asylum. In JRS Australia’s recent submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, we provide essential information on Medevac and why the current legislation must stay in…

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The Staging Post – More than a film night!

6th August 2019

Right after the 2019 federal election, at the end of May, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia was delighted to co-host the screening of The Staging Post jointly with Jesuit Mission (JM) at the Ron Dyer Centre in North Sydney. Perhaps…

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Cook 2 Connect with the Kirribilli community!

6th August 2019

JRS has been honoured to work with churches and schools to raise awareness about refugees, people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people. The community at Star of the Sea, Kirribilli recently hosted one of JRS Australia’s hugely successful “Cook…

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This year’s JRS Refugee Week Picnic brought the JRS community together!

2nd August 2019

Each year, “Refugee Week” comes with the opportunity to celebrate the contribution that people seeking asylum and refugees make to this country. This year, the  JRS community came together in Parramatta Park for a Saturday “Refugee Week Picnic” to celebrate…

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“The Cage” – Refugee Awareness at Saint Ignatius College Geelong 

2nd August 2019

JRS has been honoured to work with schools to raise awareness for refugees, people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people. This article was contributed by two students from Saint Ignatius College in Geelong; Maddie Crothers (College Captain) and Isabella…

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