Major Statements

Transport concessions for asylum seekers

26 Jun, 2015

Transport concessions for asylum seekers

The concessions will be implemented in January 2016 and will be the equivalent to the NSW Seniors Card which is a fare of $2.50 that provides for all day, multi-modal travel.

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Moss Review

23 Mar, 2015

Moss Review

“Mr Moss found that there was evidence of at least 3 rapes in the detention centre and there were numerous other incidents of sexual assault, physical assault and sexual harassment…..”

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Statement from Melanie Noden, CEO: “The Forgotten Children” – The Australian Human Rights Commission Report

12 Feb, 2015

Statement from Melanie Noden, CEO: “The Forgotten Children” – The Australian Human Rights Commission Report

 

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ASC’s Comments on Government Changes to Refugee Law

1 Oct, 2014

ASC’s Comments on Government Changes to Refugee Law

Last week the Federal Government introduced a sweeping and far reaching package of reforms to refugee law. The changes, if passed, are significant.

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Letter – Optional Protocol To The Convention Against Torture

19 Sep, 2014

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Refugee Policy Lost at Sea

21 Jul, 2014

Refugee Policy Lost at Sea

Steven Glass writes: Australia’s refugee policy has received much attention in recent weeks because of the increasingly barbaric way we treat people arriving by boat.

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