• More worrying developments in asylum seeker policy

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia says our political leaders are putting the safety of the most vulnerable people at risk by their support for punitive and degrading policies. Recent changes to...


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  • Celebrating Refugee Week 2015

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    With courage let us all combine The St Vincent de Paul Society is celebrating Refugee Week 2015 by reflecting on how refugees, asylum seekers and migrants have contributed greatly to the fabric of the Australian...


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  • The Rohingya people need our support

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia urges the Australian Government to be a regional leader by offering assistance to the Rohingya asylum seekers seeking refuge. The calls come in the lead up to...


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  • Joint statement on refugees: Call for moratorium

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    The Refugee Council of Australia (RoCA) issued this joint statement signed by 100 Australian organisations and community groups, including the St Vincent de Paul Society, on 24 April, 2015. To see the full list of...


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  • Response to reintroduction of TPVs

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has condemned the newly passed Migration Act (the Asylum Legacy Caseload Bill) as regressive and completely lacking in compassion. National President, Anthony Thornton said...


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