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Roof Over My Head

The Australian government has been forcing people seeking asylum into destitution. Future changes are likely to make thousands of highly vulnerable people in our communities homeless and desperate. Community groups and...

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Medevac Bill: The Facts

The Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018 – commonly referred to as the Medevac Bill, Medivac Bill or the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill (UMT) is now law. This law is designed to...

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Kerryn Phelps and other crossbenchers and politicians supporting Kids Off Nauru Bill announcing it

Medevac Bill: The Facts

The Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018 – commonly referred to as the Medevac Bill, Medivac Bill or the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill (UMT) is now law. This law is designed to...

Nauru: The facts

This factsheet on Nauru summarises key issues for refugees on Nauru, including mental health, the effect on children, inadequate healthcare, and family separation.