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Giving all refugees a fair go

After years of letter-writing to MPs, protesting on the streets and, above all, listening to and supporting families shattered by a cruel immigration policy, the Circle of Friends paused last month to rejoice over the Federal Government’s decision to give permanent residency to more than 19,000 refugees.

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Students help refugees stay in touch

Senior students from Rostrevor College have spent a week at the Welcoming Centre at Bowden helping refugees and new migrant arrivals to get connected to technology.


Free as a bird

A refugee’s experience of leaving his homeland and coming to live in Australia was the theme for a presentation by local author Ly Luan Le when he visited St Joseph’s School at Ottoway.