Posts Tagged ‘Refuges’

McAuley students take a vow of silence

Friday, August 14th, 2015

McAuley High students have been taking part in a “Pledge of Silence” as part of Amnesty International’s Freedom Challenge campaign with the theme “If I were a refugee, I’d want it for me: Double the Quota!” Students wore signs and collected donations while remaining silent for three hours during the first part of the day. Read more

Australia to re-activate Refugee Centres an Nauru and PNG

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

The Australian government has backed a plan to break the asylum seeker policy deadlock which would see centres in Nauru and Papua New Guinea re-established to process refugee claims. 211 asylum seekers were taken to Christmas Island last Friday on two Navy boats after they called Australian authorities saying their boat had engine problems late Read more