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:
2054 days 2 hours 12 minutes 12 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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Taskforce board member Rev Mark Reissen will be speaking at the Walk for Justice in Adelaide on Palm Sunday. For more […]
Press Release: “Free the Refugees” Rally: March, from 12 noon to 2pm at Victory Park, Traralgon
A major rally is to be held in the […]
Palm Sunday rallies for refugees are organised across Australia. Find the rally nearest you.
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.
There are fears that women and children on Nauru are still at risk of being sexually assaulted.
Hear the radio interview with ACRT […]
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce have provided the details of an alleged rape to the Moss Review, and while the accused walks free, the […]
Taskforce talks with Fran Kelly about the Moss Review which has still not been released by the 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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