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Palm Sunday rallies refugee support

About 2,000 people gathered at Belmore Park in the CBD for this year’s Palm Sunday rally and march through Broadway to Victoria Park in Camperdown. The event focused on support for refugees.

Rally for refugees unites community organisations

Hundreds of members of the Sydney public gathered on Palm Sunday to protest the indefinite detention of over 1,500 refugees.

Why I spray-painted ‘OMID’ on Malcolm Turnbull’s Edgecliff office 

On Wednesday August 24, I faced Waverley Local Court for criminal damage. I had spray-painted the name of a refugee on Malcolm Turnbull’s electoral office. I chalked “OMID” over three nights, and spray-painted it on the last two. I did not mean to be caught. 

Grandmothers urge: ‘Stop the child abuse’

Let recently elected members of the federal parliament hear your voice.

Uniting backs a National Summit on asylum seekers

Give Hope: Uniting for Asylum Seekers campaign

Refugee policy and the ‘plan for change’

The meeting was organised by the Refugee Action Coalition – a grassroots coalition which has been working since 1999 to support refugees who are...

Everday life in Nauru

Sally McInerney is an established photographer based in Sydney. She travelled on two occasions over the last 12 months to the tiny remote Pacific island....

Taking a stance against wilful ignorance

The SSH hears from four brave whistleblower-activists who are risking everything to expose the hard truth about Australia's treatment of refugees and asylum seekers.

Guest Editorial March 2014: Dismay over refugee policy

The Australian government’s asylum seeker policy is problematic on many levels. The very notion that we accept brutalising a desperate minority in order to...