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Key Federal Labor MPs in Sydney

11th December 2018

Tanya Plibersek Member for Sydney (02) 9379 0700 Email: Tanya.Plibersek.mp@aph.gov.au Anthony Albanese Member for Grayndler (02) 9564 3588 Email: a.albanese.mp@aph.gov.au Chris Bowen Member for McMahon (02) 9604 0710 Chris.Bowen.MP@aph.gov.au Tony Burke Member for Watson (02) 9750 9088 Tony.Burke.MP@aph.gov.au Linda Burney…

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Why reassessing those failed by the ‘Fast-Track’ process could save lives: a summary brief

11th December 2018

Introduction: The Labor Party’s National Policy Platform recognizes that the current refugee status determination (RSD) and review process (‘the Fast-Track Process’) for more than 30,000 people seeking asylum (PSAs) who predominantly arrived by boat between 2012 & 2014 is unfair….

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Media Release: Why Australia must adopt the Global Compact for Migration (GCM): A public letter to our parliamentarians

4th December 2018

Today, in a public letter, 34 organisations, including civic society peak bodies, international NGOs, community groups, academia and faith-based organisations are calling on the government to adopt the Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular Migration (GCM). The GCM is…

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A public letter to our parliamentarians: Why Australia must adopt the Global Compact for Migration (GCM)

4th December 2018

Dear representatives, Why Australia must adopt the Global Compact for Migration (GCM): A public letter to our parliamentarians We, the leaders and representatives of faith groups, migrant communities, peak bodies, and international NGOs, write to express our disappointment at our…

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Welcome to Westmead; JRS’s new centre!

3rd December 2018

On 22nd November, JRS opened its doors to our new drop-in centre in Westmead! The Opening was a joyous occasion. Dancers, guests, families, laughter, supporters and friends all gathered together to bless our new home.  It’s been a huge journey….

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