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Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce

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Remembering the forgotten in the COVID-19 environment

“The safety and wellbeing of our communities can only be protected if we collectively do everything we can to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all, and this includes for refugees and people seeking asylum,” says the ACSQ Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn, who is also a pharmacist, father and Brisbane detention centre visitor

Former Socceroo and human rights advocate Craig Foster (left) calls us to sign the 'Game Over: Get people To Safety' petition for the refugees on Nauru and in PNG
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Lifesaving Medevac repealed

The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce and the National Council of Churches in Australia have released a joint media statement in response to the recent decision to repeal lifesaving Medevac legislation, with former Socceroo and human rights advocate Craig Foster calling on us to sign the ‘Game Over: get people to safety’ petition