Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce Values

Drawing on core Christian values and traditions, the Taskforce is committed to offering a strong Christian moral voice into what has become a heated and hostile public debate fuelled by divisive political rhetoric and constantly changing policies. Read the full story, Why Churches Care About Asylum Seekers.

Theological Statement

At a time when policies relating to asylum seekers and refugees are increasingly harsh and the public debate lacks compassion, generosity and hospitality, the churches have recognised that a common action and voice are necessary. This theological statement articulates the theological foundation of our work.

What does the Taskforce believe?

Why are people coming to Australia? How should they be treated? Can Australia afford to take in refugees? Find out what the Taskforce believes here.