Thursday, 12 July 2018

With empty hands: How the Australian Government is forcing people seeking
asylum into destitution

Refugee Council of Australia

 This report tells the story of over 30,000 people seeking asylum in Australia, and the Australian Government has, in various ways, denied them access to work, study, income and much-needed health services.

Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Brisbane
In this document attention is drawn to the growing number of families and individuals facing destitution in our community. The document explains in a straight forward way who refugees and people seeking asylum are and their legal status. It invites parishes to become a sanctuary for refugees and people seeking asylum.