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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.


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.


Helping refugees settle into a new life

As I enter Mariam’s house I’m greeted with the familiar smell of baked goods cooking in the kitchen mixed with the fresh scent of a house just cleaned. She steers me into our usual meeting place, her front lounge room where the sun shines through large open windows that look out onto the shopping centre across the road.