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:
1897 days 11 hours 20 minutes 48 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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Executive Office […]
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.
A baby born to an asylum seeker in Brisbane is […]
Refugee Roulette: Australia-born Babies Left Stateless and Homeless
Outcome of Federal Circuit Court Case re babies of asylum seekers born in Australia
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce calls on the Prime Minister to explain how he will ensure that Australian taxpayer dollars do not end up […]
From St Vincent de Paul Society’s publication The Record, Taskforce EO Misha Coleman calls […]
Statement issued by Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC), is a coalition […]
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Free the Children Launch, St John’s Anglican Cathedral Brisbane
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce supports the end of detention of child asylum seekers.