Posts Tagged ‘Maurizio Pettena’

ACMRO asks Australians to support Pacific Seasonal Worker Program

Friday, July 6th, 2012

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office is encouraging local communities in Australia to welcome seasonal workers from the Pacific region into their parishes. As from 2 July up to 2000 places are available in 2012-13 for seasonal workers. They will be able to spend six months in Australia, working in hospitality, horticulture and other Read more

Australians join Kiwis in making submission to Select Committee on Refugees

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Plans to lock up refugees arriving in groups to New Zealand have drawn concern from across the Tasman. The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) has opposed the mandatory detention provisions in the Immigration Amendment Bill, in a written submission on the Bill currently before Parliament. ACMRO and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand will appear Read more