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A Joint Catholic Statement on SRSS Income Cuts for People Seeking Asylum in Australia

27th April 2018

The Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS) is a vital safety net for people seeking asylum in Australia. It provides basic income support, casework services, and access to torture and trauma counselling services to many women, men, and children.

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People seeking asylum face hunger, homelessness and destitution after government cuts to income support

26th April 2018

People seeking asylum face hunger, homelessness and destitution after government cuts to income support and we desperately need your help to stop this from happening.

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Sydney's Social Jesuit Ministries come together

Sydney’s Jesuit Social Ministries meet to explore ways they can collaborate to achieve their missions

24th April 2018

Last week, JRS Australia, Jesuit Mission Australia, Jesuit Social Services (JSS) and the Cardoner Project met to learn more about each other’s important work and to explore further ways we can collaborate more closely together in the future.

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Asylum seekers living on the precipice

20th April 2018

Around 12,000 people seeking asylum and living lawfully across Australia could be left hungry, homeless, and vulnerable to exploitation because of the government’s decision to cut people off from SRSS starting early June 2018.

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Power to offer hope

5th April 2018

In March, JRS worked locally, nationally, regionally and globally to empower refugees, people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people in Australia. We have been driven by the sad reality that people seeking asylum need more support than ever. Until recently,…

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