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JRS Australia condemns violence in Afghanistan and South Sudan and calls for Australian government to do more

29th November 2018

JRS Australia strongly condemns recent acts of violence and terror in Afghanistan and South Sudan. We call on the Australian government to do more to protect refugees and people seeking asylum fleeing these atrocities and at risk of further harm…

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JRS Australia releases “Free from Violence Against Women and Girls” Report and launches New Women’s Space

23rd November 2018

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia is delighted to launch our Free From Violence Against Women and Girls Report and to announce the opening a women’s-only space in Parramatta. This new space is part of a new Women’s Project called “Finding…

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Share Cards2Connect this Christmas and empower people seeking asylum

23rd November 2018

This Christmas we’re asking you to share our Cards2Connect and help empower people seeking asylum.

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JRS Australia Condemns the Australian Government’s Refusal to Adopt the Global Compact on Migration

21st November 2018

“Adopting the GCM clearly benefits all countries, the international community and migrants” Today, The Australian government confirmed that it will not adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM). Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia condemns this decision…

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Cuts to support for people seeking asylum to cost states and community organisations close to $120 million

15th November 2018

Cuts to support for people seeking asylum are going to cost states and community organisations close to $120 million.

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