The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce has been established to promote a shared Christian vision of compassion and hospitality for asylum seekers and refugees. The churches and their agencies work together to advocate for just and humane policies.
Alaghun (not his real name) has been locked up, without charge, in Australian detention centres for:
2023 days 6 hours 52 minutes 30 seconds.
That’s over five years in captivity. Read his story, and find out what YOU can do to allow him a fair shake of the sauce bottle.
Welcome to the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce
Drawing on core Christian values and traditions, the Taskforce is committed to offering a strong Christian moral voice into what has become a heated and hostile public debate fuelled by divisive political rhetoric and constantly changing policies. Read the full story, Why Churches Care About Asylum Seekers.
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This Lent we invite you to join a network of Christian churches in speaking with one voice, calling for compassion for […]
Many parishioners have expressed interest in volunteering to support asylum seekers and refugees in the community. Simultaneously, the demand for such services by asylum seekers – especially English language support – has increased exponentially. Find out how you can get involved!
Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of Australia Relating to the Settlement […]
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce’s Pre-Budget Policy Submission advocates for an urgent and comprehensive review of all spending related to asylum seekers and an end to the needless waste of offshore detention and work rights for asylum seekers.
Taskforce talks with Fran Kelly about the Moss Review which has still not been released by the Government.
The Taskforce believes pressure is building within Government ranks to end the policy that has led to long-term child detentions. Misha Coleman, Taskforce EO, […]
System to detain children can’t be fixed: Australian Human Rights Commission’s harrowing report
At a time when the Australian Prime Minister has promised that “good government […]
The Forgotten Children in Detention
It is the simplest of instructions to followers […]
From St Vincent de Paul Society’s publication The Record, Taskforce EO Misha Coleman calls […]
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