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Archive for May, 2020

COVID-19 and People Seeking Asylum: Reflections from the front line by Martina Thiermann

18th May 2020

My name is Martina and I am a caseworker at Arrupe Place, JRS Australia’s community center in Westmead. I am part of a team of specialist caseworkers who work on the front line with people seeking asylum, refugees and other…

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How to help refugees and people seeking asylum during COVID-19

13th May 2020

During COVID-19, JRS Australia continues supporting and serving refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants in vulnerable situations. Many women, children and men are struggling. You can help: (1) Please donate money to JRS Australia’s Emergency Cash Appeal. This money will go…

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NOTIFICATION OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – June 2020

13th May 2020

The Annual General Meeting of JRS Australia Incorporated will be held on Thursday 18th June 2020. Due to the current social distancing requirements because of COVID-19 the meeting will be held on ZOOM starting at 4 pm. According to the…

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Emergency Cash Appeal – Help refugees and people seeking asylum during COVID-19

6th May 2020

JRS Australia continues serving people in need during COVID-19. Right now, many refugees and people seeking asylum need help to prevent homelessness and entering into new heights of destitution and hunger. For many people, JRS Australia is the only safety-net….

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How to help refugees and people seeking asylum during COVID-19

4th May 2020

During COVID-19, JRS Australia continues supporting and serving refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants in vulnerable situations. Many women, children and men are struggling. You can help: (1) Please donate money to JRS Australia’s Emergency Cash Appeal. This money will go…

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Launch of the Foundations Housing Report and Calls to Action

4th May 2020

Somewhere along the line, with the increasing commodification of housing, and the unaffordable market in Sydney, we seem to have forgotten that housing, like education, is a human right. In NSW, there are an estimated 30,000 – 40,000 People seeking…

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Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia joins call on PM to ensure Nobody Left Behind during COVID-19

4th May 2020

MEDIA RELEASE : Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia joins 180+ organisations to call on PM to ensure #NobodyLeftBehind during COVID-19 Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia has joined a call from over 180 civil society organisations to extend critical COVID-19 support…

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