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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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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Apply now! JRS seeks a Housing Project Coordinator.

Position Title: Housing Project Coordinator Exciting new position! JRS Australia requires an experienced project coordinator who is skilled at networking and building referral pathways and who is passionate about the rights of people

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Parramatta is now a Refugee Welcome Zone

The signing of the Refugee Welcome Zone declaration officially recognised Parramatta as a local government area that makes a real and tangible commitment to welcoming refugees into the community.

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NSW government announces educational support for people seeking asylum

JRS welcomes the announcement by the NSW Government to allow asylum seekers access to subsidised training as part of the Smart and Skilled program.

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Indigenous elders welcome people seeking asylum to Parramatta

The Parramatta area has been a meeting place for people of different nations and languages for many generations before the first English speakers arrived in this land. So it was fitting that a group of asylum seekers, who arrived in Australia from

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Parramatta community welcomes refugees

On a warm September evening, in the heart of Parramatta, over 150 people from all over the world gathered to share a meal.

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Accompaniment at every stage of the journey

"All are treated with equal dignity and respect, no matter where they are

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Women Seeking Asylum Attend JRS Health and Pamper Day

On a cold and wet Friday morning in early August, around 20 women gathered at the JRS Arrupe Place Community Centre to share cups of tea and conversation, but this was more than just a day to catch up with friends. It was the second JRS Women’s

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Community responds to JRS’ winter clothing appeal

Over 300 asylum seekers living in Western Sydney benefited from JRS’ second annual Winter Clothing Bazaar recently. Hundreds of donated items were delivered in the days leading up to the bazaar, highlighting the fact that many people in the

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Arrupe Place, Coolock Cottage, 4 Victoria Road, Parramatta

Arrupe Place, Coolock Cottage, 4 Victoria Road, Parramatta

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