Pacific Displacement

The Compacts

8th October 2019

This article appears in our upcoming special advocacy edition of Link. 2019. This year has been busy with regional and international advocacy work. In April 2019, JRS Australia joined the Jesuit Asia Pacific Conference (JCAP) Migration Network on a Forum…

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JRS Australia releases ‘Strangers No More’ federal election policy statement; calls for next Australian government to adopt policies supporting welcome and protection.

10th May 2019

Election Statement: Strangers No More: How Australia‚Äôs leaders can welcome, promote, protect and integrate forced migrants. As we step into the final week of the Federal Election 2019 campaign, JRS Australia is pleased to release its election policy statement, Strangers…

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Australia: struggling to survive on an atoll

28th August 2012

The coming months will see the relocation of the first 40 families from the Carteret Islands onto the mainland of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.

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Asia Pacific: Islands at risk: Climate change in the Pacific

11th April 2011

We live in constant fear of the adverse impacts of climate change. For a coral atoll nation, sea level rise and more severe weather events loom as a growing threat to our entire population. The threat is real and serious, and is of no difference to a slow and insidious form of terrorism against us

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