Australia cannot rely on Trump – It’s time to #BringThemHere

The ongoing confusion about the future of the Australia-US refugee resettlement arrangement requires urgent leadership from Australia’s politicians. As political games are played in Canberra and Washington, the real victims are the refugees who have been left languishing in Nauru and Manus for 4 years. Enough is enough. People have suffered for too long because… Read More Australia cannot rely on Trump – It’s time to #BringThemHere

Recognition for Phil Glendenning AM

Long-time Human Rights campaigner and Edmund Rice colleague, Phil Glendenning, was honoured in the Australia Day honours list this past Australia Day.  This was wel-deserved,and recognised Phil’s long journey together with Indigenous Peoples and Refugees to achieve their aspirations to have their rightful place in our world, and especially in our own country, recognised. The… Read More Recognition for Phil Glendenning AM

How low can you go?

Just when we thought that Australia’s measures aimed at deterring people smugglers, but actually inflicting unreasonable, unjust, and cruel treatment upon innocent people seeking our protection  had reached an all-time low, the Prime Minister has announced further draconian measures. Naming the date of arrival by boat to delineate the persons to whom this new regime… Read More How low can you go?