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Amnesty report warning on Manus Island

A new report from Amnesty International blames the Australian government for continued threats to the safety of the undocumented immigrants on Manus Island. Indefinite detention in camps on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea have pushed increasing numbers of asylum...

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#BLUEFORNAURU

In the week before Universal Children’s Day (20 Nov) the #KidsOffNauru campaign is calling for Australians to “go blue” in solidarity with the children and families our nation has trapped on Nauru. Blue can symbolise sadness and depression - which is appropriate given...

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STARS ON A MISSION

Stars on a Mission - Elwood Community Market, 3rd November.   Great Gifts for the Festive Season Star of the Sea College are having a stall at the Elwood Community Market on Saturday November 3rd. (Elwood Primary school 9am-1pm)  This is part of a VCAL project which...

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KIDS LIKE US

A group of young Aussie kids have appeared in an advertising campaign launched today asking the Prime Minister of Australia to save more than 100 young children in desperate trouble on Nauru. Doctors who have visited the children are saying they will start dying if...

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END ALL DETENTION

Australia’s indefinite detention of refugees is arbitrary and illegal.  Many have already been recognised as refugees by Australia – recognising that “return to their countries of origin was unsafe” but are still detained – for times up to ten years. As well as...

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#KIDSOFFNAURU

MSF has described the mental health situation of men, women and children seeking asylum on Nauru as “beyond desperate”. Despite these horrific conditions, the government continues to detain 85 children and their families on Nauru. Many children have witnessed or...

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