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COVID-19 Spring Appeal: Help people in need

13th October 2020

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia: helping refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants in vulnerable situations living in Australia make it through the COVID-19 crisis.  Dear friends and supporters, I really hope you and your loved ones remain safe and in…

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How to help refugees and people seeking asylum in COVID-19

12th October 2020

During COVID-19, JRS Australia continues supporting, advocating for and serving refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants in vulnerable situations. Many women, children and men are still struggling as the pandemic continues in 2020. You can help in the following ways: (1) Giving…

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JRS Australia is hiring for the role of Project Coordinator (Finding Safety)

8th October 2020

Role: Project Coordinator (Finding Safety) Location: Sydney JRS Australia requires an experienced Project Coordinator for its Finding Safety program with a passion for and a commitment to ensuring the rights of people seeking asylum, particularly the rights of women  seeking…

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Government’s decision to slash support for people seeking asylum will deepen worsening crisis, say refugee organisations

7th October 2020

Joint Media Release on The Australian Federal Budget 2020-21: A coalition of refugee organisations has condemned the federal government’s decision to slash support to people seeking asylum in the 2020-21 Budget. This decision, they say, puts over 100, 000 people, including around 16,…

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How to help refugees and people seeking asylum in COVID-19

6th October 2020

During COVID-19, JRS Australia continues supporting, advocating for and serving refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants in vulnerable situations. Many women, children and men are still struggling as the pandemic continues in 2020. You can help in the following ways: (1) Giving…

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Out now! Spring special COVID-19 edition of LINK.

6th October 2020

LINK is JRS Australia’s quarterly publication. Learn about the multifaceted ways that we have adapted our work to continue serving people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants in vulnerable situations through this pandemic in our just-released Spring LINK: special COVID-19 edition – available…

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People seeking asylum evicted by Home Affairs without support

2nd October 2020

More than 500 refugees and people seeking protection who have been living in community detention (also known as ‘residence determination’) are slated for eviction by the Department of Home Affairs without any support during a pandemic and a recession. The…

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