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Global compact a missed opportunity for Australia

The Global Compact on Migration (GCM) might not have been on everyone’s summer reading list. However, it is a history-making document of immense importance in our globalised world, where the movement of people has reached unprecedented proportions. It is touted as the first ever global instrument to coordinate the governance of international migration.

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Time to find home for refugees and asylum seekers: ACBC

As Australians prepare to celebrate Christmas, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has implored politicians around the country to end the “intolerable situation” for refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island.

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ALP pledge to increase Australia’s refugee intake welcomed

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office has welcomed the commitment made by the Australian Labor Party to address the global humanitarian plight of asylum-seekers by promising to increase Australia’s annual humanitarian intake of refugees to 27,000 by 2025.