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The Syrian Conflict and a Faithful Response

March 15th, 2018|

Léon Cognie’s image depicting the events of Matthew 2: 16-18 is based on the ordering of the massacre of all the boys 2 years and under, […]

Media Release: Australian Christian Churches Weep for the Massacre of the Innocents

March 15th, 2018|

March 15th 2018: The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce (ACRT) notes that the 15th March 2018 marks 7 years of conflict in Syria, resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths and millions displaced from their […]

Australian Christian Churches call for compassion for refugees

December 21st, 2017|

December 21st 2017: The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce calls on all members of Government to abandon the policy for those transferred to Nauru and Manus Island, to never be allowed entry to Australia.

As the Christian […]

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Around 12,000 people seeking asylum in Australia may be at risk of losing core services and financial support due to Government changes in the Status Resolution Support Services. The SRSS is a regular payment to help with basic living costs for those who live in Australia awaiting a decision about their immigration status.

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The ACRT, together with Save the Children, Refugee Council, Amnesty International and Welcome to Australia are recommending guiding principles for the new Community Support Program (CSP). This will enable members of the Australian community to sponsor visas for refugees who wish to rebuild their lives in Australia.

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Have you sponsored a refugee? Has your community sponsored a refugee together? Would you consider sponsoring a refugee?

The ACRT is collaborating with a range of agencies to improve the new new Community Support Program (CSP) encouraging community members to sponsor refugees to Australia.

The website will be launched shortly and we are looking for stories of the experience of sponsoring refugees, or some information about why people might consider it.

If you have a story please contact the ACRT Executive Officer Caz Coleman to share your experience ccoleman@actforpeace.or.au
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