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Giving everyone a fair go

When boatloads of Vietnamese refugees began arriving on our shores in the late 70s and early 80s, together with those arriving by plane from refugee camps in other countries, there was a level of fear and ignorance about what this meant for our nation.

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Bishops call for release of detainees

Australia’s Catholic bishops have joined the bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in calling for detainees on Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in Australia – eight years after the advent of mandatory offshore detention.