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Vietnamese refugees give back

The generosity of former refugees from South Australia’s Vietnamese community will help refugees and asylum seekers become job ready and obtain employment through a program developed by the Vinnies Refugee and Asylum Seeker Service.

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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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CHANGE AGENTS: Dominican Sisters Angela Moloney and Bernadette Kiley (second from right and far right) attended a gathering in Victoria Square recently as part of a campaign appealing for the Federal Government to allow the Murugappan family from Sri Lanka to return to Biloela in Queensland.

Taking a stand for refugees

A coalition of Catholic organisations has launched a campaign to change Federal Government policy and increase support for refugees and asylum seekers.