Refugee Support Services in Canberra

For people wanting to provide support to refugees and asylum seekers living in the Canberra community, the following organisations provide a range of services and are always looking for more helpers. Companion House Uses financial donations for: prescriptions and medical…

Education, not detention, for asylum seekers

EDUCATION NOT DETENTION FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS Canberra, 10 December 2015 Canberra’s Refugee Action Committee today put its voice behind teachers’ unions in three states calling for education not detention and for the closing of asylum seeker detention camps. RAC spokesperson,…

Sister Jane Seeks Asylum

Sister Jane Keogh has begun a month-long protest at Parliament House to bring attention to the plight of refugees in Australian-run detention centres. From 29 November to Christmas Eve, Sister Jane is “standing, sitting and walking, before Parliament House in…