Monthly Archives: August 2014

ACRT Press Release

Minister Morrison holds crossbenchers hostage over processing asylum seekers

Nine Australian Churches comment on Minister Morrison’s appearance at the Human Rights Inquiry into Children in Detention today

The Chair of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce (ACRT) The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt was dismayed that Minister Morrison appears to be holding the Federal cross-benchers hostage by saying he won’t process the asylum claims of children and families until the Senate approves his plans to bring in Temporary Protection Visas (TPVs).

Read the full press release: Taskforce Press Release-Minister Morrison holds crossbenchers hostage over processing asylum seekers

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