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.
Can a child born in Australia be considered an unauthorised maritime arrival? The federal government says yes, but a […]
Reverend John Jegasothy and Misha Coleman speak out about Manus Island.
PRESS RELEASE : The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce can see no justification for the Immigration Minister’s decision to order […]
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In response to Pope Francis’ words, […]
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre has compiled the following document outlining agencies providing material aid (food, housing needs) and […]
USE OF TEMPORARY HUMANITARIAN CONCERN VISAS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TEMPORARY PROTECTION VISAS
The Australian Government has begun to grant […]
From the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre:
Information Regarding Temporary (Humanitarian Concern) Visas (THCV) (786) and Humanitarian Stay (Temporary) Visa (HSTV) […]
Taskforce Member, Baptist Minister Rev Meewon Yang (far right) at the foundation meeting of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce, together with Act For Peace refugee ambassadors and staff member Jeff Wild.
Taskforce Member Church Koonung Heights Uniting Church forum The Election Will Be Over. Our Concerns Will Remain. Photo of panel (L-R) John Ball, (Act for Peace); Barrister Jessie Taylor; and Misha Coleman (ACRT Executive Officer).
Baptcare has forwarded the following statement (accompanied by a letter from our […]
This declaration draws upon principles and values of welcome shared across a […]