Fifty four people seeking asylum have left Manus
Island and Nauru for the US. We don’t know how many will be accepted into the
US, but it is likely that many hundreds will be left behind in Manus and Nauru
in danger, with no hope and no future. Come to hear and discuss how parishes
and communities can support asylum seekers already in our midst, and change our
political parties’ policies towards asylum seekers.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria
invites you to join public policy experts and people with lived
experience at the 2017 Anti-Poverty Week Forum "Picking up the Pieces"
on 20 October 2017, from 11.30am - 3.30pm.Together, we will discuss the consequences of increased social security
conditionality and what needs to be done to pick up the pieces and
disrupt cycles of disadvantage. Click here to register.