Resources

A well-resourced advocate is an effective advocate. Browse JRS’ resource archive for fact sheets, policy papers, articles and interviews that will help to both bust common refugee myths and build knowledge about this complex issue.

Launch of the Foundations Housing Report and Calls to Action

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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Allies keeping faith despite Medevac blow

Carolina Gottardo and Nishadh Rego are Director and Policy and Advocacy Coordinator respectively for Jesuit Refugee Service Australia. This article originally featured in Eureka Street, 12 December 2019. [caption id="attachment_5934"

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Table Talks

A Table Talk is a powerful community expression of sharing, learning, and commitment to action on issues of social justice. In Australia, we are all enriched by the talents, knowledge and skills of people seeking asylum, refugees and that of

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Link: Spring 2019 - Special Advocacy Edition

The Spring edition of Link is out now! Link is JRS Australia's quarterly publication. In this special advocacy edition, read all about our post election work in advocating for policies of welcome at a local, regional, national and international

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Youth support JRS!

Two year 6 students, Sam and Angus, are among the wonderful people of St Aloysius' College Junior School in Milsons Point who have used their talents to create an exciting new SchoolAid crowdfunding website and video to support JRS. To view the

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JRS Australia's “Finding Safety” Project: Women Seeking Asylum and DFV: awareness and response training for frontline workers.

JRS Australia’s Finding Safety Project recently launched an innovative training program for frontline staff from across Sydney who work with women seeking asylum at risk or have experienced domestic and family violence (DFV). The training is pitched

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Cook 2 Connect with the Kirribilli community!

JRS has been honoured to work with churches and schools to raise awareness about refugees, people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people. The community at Star of the Sea, Kirribilli recently hosted one of JRS Australia’s hugely

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JRS relaunches Cook 2 Connect!

Cook2Connect is a fun way to make a positive difference in the lives thousands of women, men & children who are seeking asylum in our community.  Join us to celebrate the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking

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Apply now! JRS is hiring a Community Development Coordinator for our Westmead community space.

Position Description Are you a community development professional? Passionate about supporting people seeking asylum?  Download the full position description here. Position Title: Community Development Coordinator Work Type/s: Full Time (5

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Out now! The JRS Australia Annual Report 2018 is available to read.

Read the JRS Australia Annual Report 2018 here. Once again, thank you all for walking with us in our mission to improve the lives of the many children, women and men that are seeking asylum in Australia.  Our mission is to accompany, serve and

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