Media Releases

Media Releases from ARAN and other
Refugee Organisations & Support Groups

COVID-19 – Refugee Legal: March 2020

COVID-19 – RCOA: March 2020

COVID-19 – Human Rights Law Centre: March 2020

COVID-19 – UNHCR: March 2020

COVID-19 – Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia: March 2020

COVID-19 – Asylum Seeker Centre: March 2020

COVID-19 – Asylum Seeker Resource Centre: March 2020

COVID-19 – Amnesty International Australia: March 2020

COVID-19 – United Nations: March 2020

Staying connected during Coronavirus: Multicultural Australia, March 2020

Coronavirus Experts Condemn Detention Crowding: Joint Statement of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Limited, and the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control. 19 March 2020

Iran country report: Afghan Refugees Statement; Callout for support.
Asia-Pacific Network of Refugees. 19 March 2020

Urgent Statement from the Asia Pacific Network of Refugees 17 March 2020

MEDEVAC REPEAL – Reflections and Actions:
Messages from the Refugee Council of Australia, GetUp, and the Human Rights Law Centre

New funding for Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative, honouring the Sidney and Elcon Myer legacy Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI) July 1 2019

A new vision for community refugee sponsorship in Australia
Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI). May 19 2019.

Refugee Action Coalition Sydney (RAC)
Current media releases from the RAC. Continuing 2019.

Inquest begins into shocking death on Nauru
National Justice Project (NJP). February 24 2019.

Situation now extremely dire for mentally ill Manus refugees
Mums 4 Refugees. January 30, 2019.

Save the Children Youth Ambassadors raise their voices in Canberra
Save The Children.  November 20 2018.

ARAN Briefing Paper for those attending the APEC Leaders Forum
Port Moresby November 2018
ARAN – Australian Refugee Action Network. November 12 – 18 2018.

Manus rejections more proof of failure of us resettlement deal
RAC (Vic) – Refugee Action Coalition (Victoria) November 11 2018.

Children from Nauru, detained in Australia and not going to school
RAC (Vic) – Refugee Action Coalition (Victoria) October 31 2018.

Think of asylum seeker kids on International Children’s Day
RAR – Rural Australians for Refugees October 23 2018.

Australia’s future doctors stand with the medical community for the removal of children from Nauru
ASMA – Australian Medical Students’ Association September 27 2018.

AMA Calls On Prime Minister to Move Asylum Seeker Children and Families Off Nauru to Better Health Care
AMA – Australian Medical Association September 20 2018.

Save the Children Australia joins campaign to free 119 children trapped on Nauru
Save the Children August 20 2018.

Rural Australians for Refugees Press Release
RAR – Rural Australians for Refugees August 20 2018.

Pacific Island Forum Heads of State briefing paper
ARAN – Australian Refugee Action Network August 20 2018.