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CAPSA October 2019 Bulletin

The end of 2019 approaches us, and there is a whirlwind of activity for the end of the year! The report from the Senate inquiry into the Medevac repeal bill was tabled October 18th, and we are a couple of weeks away from it being debated in the…

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CAPSA August 2019 Bulletin

The Catholic Migrant and Refugee Week in August has topped off a busy time of various actions and advocacy from across the CAPSA network. This week was a great opportunity to reflect on the many ways migrants and refugees have contributed to the rich fabric of Australian society.…

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CAPSA May Bulletin

The federal election is just a few days away! Many refugee activists and advocates, including those in the CAPSA network, have been busy making sure that compassion for refugees and people seeking asylum is clearly on the agenda. Letter writing to candidates, assisting organising candidate forums and raising…

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CAPSA 2018 Christmas Bulletin

The end of 2018 is almost here!¬†Bishop Vincent Long reminds us:“As millions of people in Australia and all over the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the exiled Holy Family of Nazareth, fleeing into Egypt, is the archetype of every refugee family.”Australia continues to implement…

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October 2018 Bulletin

It has been a busy month in the refugee and asylum seeker advocacy space, with increasing pressure being put on government to provide a substantive solution for those caught in limbo on Nauru. CAPSA members and supporters have been involved in a variety of ways with this broader…

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September 2018 Bulletin

CATHOLIC ALLIANCE FOR PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUMWhat a great CAPSA 2018 National Week of Prayer and Action.The Catholic community came out in incredible support for those in search of safety, with thousands directly participating during the two weeks either side of Migrant and Refugee Sunday (26th August 2018).Over 40…

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August 2018 Bulletin

CATHOLIC ALLIANCE FOR PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUMOur 2018 National Week of Prayer and Action begins today! Parish groups, schools, and Catholic organisations are registering their activities from all over the country. Thank you for all your hard work in spreading the word about the week and for organising your…

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July 2018 Bulletin

CATHOLIC ALLIANCE FOR PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUMJuly 2018 BULLETINOur July Bulletin comes out at a difficult time for many individuals and families who are seeking asylum, as the Australian Government is currently removing basic support payments for a significant number of people seeking asylum.We want to make sure that…

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