The peak body for Catholic Social Services in Victoria is calling for Manus Island and Nauru detention centres to be closed, and for those sent to these centres to be brought to Australia.
We know that this detention harms people, and uses them as means to another end. The game changer is an emerging consensus that this detention is not needed to meet our immigration goals, and that Catholic and other communities are ready to assist more people to settle in Australia.
Over 300 people gathered in Thornbury on Friday evening, 30September 2016 to welcome new refugee
Asylum seekers live in the community in Victoria under a variety of schemes. Some have access to