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The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has today released its report into the 2014-15 Budget

"The NFAW does not see an economic crisis. What we do see is a gross imbalance. Women, particularly poor women, are doing the heavy... … more

'Disadvantage the real threat to our children's futures' - Senator Rachel Siewert for SBS

"The government's actions will further entrench poverty and intergenerational disadvantage. That, not a so-called debt crisis, is what... … more

'Manus abuses breach human rights: Amnesty' - Sarah Whyte - Immigration Correspondent for The Age

​An Amnesty International report has described gross human rights abuses on Manus Island, including overcrowding and inappropriate... … more

'More than 100,000 young unemployed to go without benefits' - Ben Schneiders for The Age

With analysts now having had time to assess the effects of the recently delivered Federal Budget, we are seeing more and more reports in... … more

'Advocacy groups warn changes to Newstart and Youth Allowance could throw thousands of young people into homelessness' - Norman Hermant ABC News

Advocacy groups are warning that thousands of young people living in community housing and low-rent private apartments face eviction if... … more

Poorest families pay most in budget

​The poorest 20 per cent of Australian families will pay $1.1 billion more into government coffers than the richest households as a... … more

Stop the Boat People - the figures that Aussie's need to see!

For 2013, the biggest increase in asylum applicants by region was in the 38 countries of Europe which together received 484,600 claims -... … more

Arif's Story

Arif​ Khan is a 25 year old Shia Muslim refugee, who received the national Cultural Understanding Award in April 2014 for his work with... … more

"Low-income couples with children to bear brunt of Abbott Governments budget: study." Article by Emma Griffiths ABC News Political Correspondent

The findings from the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) at Canberra University stand in contrast to the... … more

Human Rights in Western Australia - A report card on developments in 2013

This report card is a joint publication by CLCA and the King & Wood Mallesons HRLG, which aims to build upon the 2011 and 2012 Report... … more

Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce - 'Cruelty the only winner in Austerity Budget'

This article is reproduced with permission from the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce. For further information on the taskforce... … more

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference statement on Asylum Seekers

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Friday 9 May 2014 'The Australian Catholic Bishops call on parliamentarians of all parties to... … more

We will right this terrible wrong (Article by Brother Julian McDonald)

​The Australian ran this opinion piece on Monday 12 May 2014 by Brother Julian McDonald, Deputy Province Leader, Christian Brothers... … more

Ethnic Communities Council of Western Australia - Discussion forum re proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act - Monday 28 April 5.30pm

ECCWA has organised a discussion forum at 20 View St. North Perth at 5:30 pm on Monday the 28 of April 2014, to discuss proposed changes... … more

Walk a Mile In Her Shoes - Perth, WA - 18 May 2014

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence against women. The inaugural... … more

Sorry Day, Monday 26 May 2014

Come along to this important event to be held at the Sorry Poles, Wellington Square, East Perth. … more

Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office - Media Release 11 April 2014 - Catholic Church expresses support for Tamil asylum seeker in hospital.

The Catholic Church expresses support for Tamil asylum seeker in hospital. This tragic event again highlights the need to urgently... … more

Royal Commission announces first public hearing to be held in Perth

A public hearing will commence in Perth on 28 April 2014 into the experiences of a number of men who were resident at Christian Brothers'... … more

2014 Families Australia Oration by Royal Commission Chair, Justice Peter McClellan

Speaking at this year's Child Aware Approaches Conference in Melbourne Justice McClellan gave an informative and moving oration on child... … more

$115 million extension to homelessness services announced

The Australian Government will provide $115 million to ensure critical homelessness services continue to support some of Australia's most... … more

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