Tag: Asylum Seekers

The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

The Justice, Ecology and Development Office last month joined hundreds of West Australians in welcoming refugees, migrants and visitors to Australia at a family fun day at John MacMillan Park. Director Carol Mitchell said it was wonderful to see such a joyous welcome expressed to those from many other nations. The event, said Mrs Mitchell,… Continue Reading The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

Join the People’s Climate March in Perth on Sunday 29th November

The People’s Climate March in Perth will take place at 1pm Sunday 29th November at Wellington Square, East Perth.   There will be a variety of music and speakers ahead of marching in solidarity with all those present before moving down Hay St to the mall where the march will end. People of faith are being asked to celebrate our diversity… Continue Reading Join the People’s Climate March in Perth on Sunday 29th November

Jump Up&Down 4 Kids in Detention

It’s time that we all jumped up and down to end indefinite mandatory immigration detention for kids. They don’t belong there. They never did.   The compelling evidence continues: mandatory detention is damaging the mental, physical and emotional well being of children. The Human Rights Commission’s Forgotten Children report into children in detention provides evidence… Continue Reading Jump Up&Down 4 Kids in Detention

Freedom Stories Q&A – Screening at Luna Cinemas, Leederville

Flying Carpet Films and the Asylum Seeker Education Network presents 2 Exclusive  filmmaker  Q&A Screening  Events at Luna Cinemas Leederville  with Director Steve Thomas with special guests. Launching on Sat 21 Nov the Q&A will be hosted by Michael Jones (ASETTS) and Sheryl Carmody (MercyCare) following the 4.00pm session which also includes networking and fingerfood… Continue Reading Freedom Stories Q&A – Screening at Luna Cinemas, Leederville

Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka at the Darlington Arts Festival Saturday 31st October, Sunday 1st Novemeber

Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka Fundraising Event: Plant Stall Darlington Arts Festival 2015   When: Saturday 31st October – Sunday 1st November, 10am – 5.00pm Where: Darlington Oval, Cnr Owen Rd and Pine Tce, Darlington   All proceeds will go to ERCM Activities.   Over 100 Craft and Refreshment Stalls, Art Exhibitions Workshops, Multicultural Entertainment, Activities: http://www.darlingtonartsfestival.org/  

Walk Together to celebrate Australia’s diversity on Saturday 31 October

You are invited to the Welcome to Australia event “Walk Together“ on Saturday 31 October 2015.   Walk Together is an annual national celebration of Australia’s diversity, designed as a tangible expression of the welcoming, fair and compassionate society we’re committed to building. Faced with increasing instances of fear and prejudice, it’s more important than ever… Continue Reading Walk Together to celebrate Australia’s diversity on Saturday 31 October

‘A Movement of the Heart’: New Refugee Initiative From the Archdiocese of Brisbane

The Catholic Justice & Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Brisbane has launched a new initiative on refugees, A Movement of the Heart, which will begin with a Novena of Prayer held from the Feast of the Sacred Heart, 12 June, to World Refugee Day, 20 June. “We want Catholics to come to grips with the… Continue Reading ‘A Movement of the Heart’: New Refugee Initiative From the Archdiocese of Brisbane

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