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students involved in the cage fundraiser for asylum seekers and refugees

Students sleep rough, spending 24 hours in ‘The Cage’ to raise awareness and funds for people seeking asylum

30th July 2018

Thirty-three students from St.Ignatius College Adelaide slept rough behind metal barricades in their playground, replicating conditions experienced by people seeking asylum in Australia.

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School students in a circle of silence on the basketball court

Australian schools advocated for the rights of people seeking asylum in Refugee Week

19th July 2018

In Refugee Week, schools across Australia answered the call to action and advocated for the rights of people seeking asylum, calling on the government not to slash life-saving Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS)

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submission to government on humanitarian program

JRS’ submission to the Department of Home Affairs Discussion Paper on Australia’s Humanitarian Program

13th July 2018

JRS welcomed the opportunity to provide feedback on the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) Discussion Paper on Australia’s Humanitarian Program 2018 – 2019. 

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