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Archive for October, 2019

Meet the JRS Caseworkers! This week, our JRS Australia team spoke about the real issues impacting people seeking protection.

25th October 2019

On Tuesday, our Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia team came together to discuss all the work that we are doing in the refugee sector from providing direct support to people seeking asylum over to advocating for positive change. It is…

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JRS Australia: Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into Migration in Regional Australia

18th October 2019

Released in late September, JRS Australia’s submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into Migration in Regional Australia shows failures of the Safe Haven Enterprise visa (SHEV) scheme in terms of conflating the goal of encouraging migration into…

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Link: Spring 2019 – Special Advocacy Edition

8th October 2019

The Spring edition of Link is out now! Link is JRS Australia’s quarterly publication. In this special advocacy edition, read all about our post election work in advocating for policies of welcome at a local, regional, national and international level….

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Spring Appeal 2019

8th October 2019

This Spring, please give hope to children & their families who have been forced to flee their homes seeking safety in Australia. Read Aslam’s story here. The hard copy edition of the Spring Appeal is here: Spring Appeal 2019: Special Advocacy…

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Spring Appeal 2019

8th October 2019

I am writing to thank everyone who supported our latest Winter Appeal. With the help of people like you, JRS has become one of the main providers for refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia. Each year we serve thousands…

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The Compacts

8th October 2019

This article appears in our upcoming special advocacy edition of Link. 2019. This year has been busy with regional and international advocacy work. In April 2019, JRS Australia joined the Jesuit Asia Pacific Conference (JCAP) Migration Network on a Forum…

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Spring Appeal 2019

4th October 2019

I am writing to thank everyone who supported our latest Winter Appeal. With the help of people like you, JRS has become one of the main providers for refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia. Each year we serve thousands…

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Youth support JRS!

4th October 2019

Two year 6 students, Sam and Angus, are among the wonderful people of St Aloysius’ College Junior School in Milsons Point who have used their talents to create an exciting new SchoolAid crowdfunding website and video to support JRS. To…

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JRS Australia’s post-election parliamentary engagement

2nd October 2019

In the aftermath of the 2019 federal election, JRS Australia reconvened on how we can best achieve systemic change in the coming years. We are proud to promote the leadership of people with lived experience. Communicating their stories and also…

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New Call from the Society of Jesus to support JRS.

2nd October 2019

In May 2019, Father Arturo Sosa, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, renewed the Jesuit Society’s commitment to JRS. In a letter entitled “Renewed Commitment of the Jesuit Refugee Service” that was addressed “To the Whole Society of…

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