Displaying items by tag: people seeking asylum
Letter to Labor Members and Senators on a lifetime ban
Our National Director, Rev. Elenie Poulos, has written to all Labor Members and Senators urging them to vote against legislation to inflict a lifetime ban on people who arrived by boat seeking asylum on our shores. The text of the letter is below.
Refugees deserve our compassion, not a life sentence
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Mr Stuart McMillan has spoken out against the Federal Government’s proposed lifetime visa bans on certain people seeking asylum.
In support of a national summit on refugee policy
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has added his voice to the growing number of advocates calling for a national summit on alternatives to Australia’s refugee policies.