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Refugee Week

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Lessons from an accidental advocate

“As welcoming celebrations continue in Biloela, and the Tamil family starts to rebuild their lives in peace after more than four years in immigration detention, it would be easy for us to return to our busy lives and miss the lessons from this inspiring story. To me there are many things we can learn from Angela Fredericks and the Bilo community,” says Peter Branjerdporn as Refugee Week approaches

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Refugee Week 2021

Refugee Week is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions refugees make to our communities, while raising awareness, remembering and honouring the perilous journey that refugees have taken to find safety and freedom – mark Refugee Week and World Refugee Day with these event, promotional, advocacy and ministry resources

Books & Guides

Jesus was a Refugee

The Rev’d Michael Stalley reviews the children’s book Jesus was a Refugee, which draws upon the biblical narrative in Matthew’s Gospel to bring attention to Jesus’, and his family’s, experience of seeking refuge from the political threat of violence