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ACRT

 

 

 

A CHRISTIAN VISION OF COMPASSION AND HOSPITALITY

FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES

 

 Latest News
   

IN THE MEDIA - immigration detention
22 January 2022

NCCA General Secretary, Elizabeth Stone, spoke with Sight Magazine saying that the detention and deportation of Serbian tennis star Djokovic has "reminded and informed Australians about the plight of dozens of men in immigration detention in hotels in Darwin, Brisbane and Melbourne." 

Read the Sight article End indefinite detention of asylum seekers’

Read also: Bishops, rabbis and imams call on Scott Morrison to free asylum seekers (thenewdaily.com.au- 28 January)

   
  COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP OF REFUGEES
January 2022
New program commencing July 2022
Thank you to the church groups and individual Australians across the country who rallied to help trail-blaze this new approach by signing up to be part of the Group Mentorship Program for newly arrived refugees.  Read more
   

Christians United for Afghanistan 
26 August 2021
Compassion for the most vulnerable
‍‍We, the Australian Church, are calling on the Federal Government to welcome a special intake of an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees, and support the ongoing well-being of all Afghan refugees and their families. Sign the urgent call here

It is our hope that as we unite as the Church, we speak boldly to our national government leaders to provide urgent action for the well being of Afghan refugees. 

   

AFGHAN REFUGEES
17 August 2021
Letter to Australian Prime Minister
‍‍NCCA-ACRT have written a request to the Federal Government to make a commitment in support of Afghan people in-country and in Australia. You can too!

We pray for a generous response from Australia to the Afghan situation at this time. Read more 

   

  

  Campaigns

 

DIGNITY NOT DESTITUTION

Around 12,000 people seeking asylum in Australia may be at risk of losing core services and financial support due to Government changes in the Status Resolution Support Services. The SRSS is a regular payment to help with basic living costs for those who live in Australia awaiting a decision about their immigration status.  

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COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP TO AUSTRALIA

The Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative has now become an incorporated Australian charity operating under the new name of Community Refugee Sponsorship Australia (CRSA). The new organisation launched their website in July 2021.

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PLEASE CONSIDER A DONATION

Your donation will be used to support the various campaigns of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce.
‍*The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce is an initiative of the National Council of Churches in Australia, ABN 47 000 391 104

To make a donation by credit card, over the phone. Call our freecall number on 1800 025 101.

 
  

 

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Telephone: (02) 9299 2215

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