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Bill would cut vital lifeline for most disadvantaged

South Australian refugee advocates have raised concerns about a Commonwealth Bill that would allow the Government to prohibit detainees from having the means to effectively communicate with family and legal representatives.

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Improving mental health for all

The disproportionate risk of poor mental health for First Nations people, refugees and asylum seekers has been highlighted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in its annual Social Justice Statement released last month.

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When hope turns to despair

Asylum seeker families in Adelaide have opened up about the stress of living for years with constant uncertainty, little or no income and a reliance on charity for basic necessities – issues which have been magnified during the coronavirus pandemic.