Christmas Island detainees, including children, suffering life-threatening conditions and mental health problems, doctors say

Christmas Island detainees, including children, suffering life-threatening conditions and mental health problems, doctors say. … more

Divisive Federal Budget hits most vulnerable

The 2014 Federal Budget will deepen the divide between rich and poor, and the greatest burden will fall on those who are young, on... … more

Catholic Church calls for review of Manus Island detention policy.

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office calls for the Australian Government to review the Manus Island detention policy. … more

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week was held from 26 May to 1 June 2014 … more

National Reconciliation Week

The Centrecare Reconciliation Action Plan Working group held a morning tea at Victoria Gardens in East Perth, to jointly recognise... … more

National Sorry Day - The forced removal of our children continues today in unacceptable numbers.

The forced removal of our children continues today in unacceptable numbers. This Sorry Day, we have to say no to ongoing Stolen Generations. … more

Immigration Minister today releases the Full Report: Review of Manus Island Riots

Damning report on Manus Island riots released by Immigration Minister detailing the violence of the attack that killed asylum seeker Reza... … more

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

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