Letter Writing

National Letter-Writing Network.
For information, email: austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com

See also Petitions

Tips on writing to politicians

How to contact your local politician and be heard (ABC News) 6 Dec 2017
Leanne Minshull from the think tank, Australia Institute Tasmania, says that contacting politicians can and does bring about change.

Contact details for Federal Politicians:

Letters to Members of the House of Representatives
PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Letters to Senators
PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Also send a copy of your email to your local member of parliament:

NB Some MPs and Senators now use a contact form and have no public email address. We have used the standard format for their emails in the lists below, but take no responsibility if the email bounces.  

Letters to Editors
(Below are the major capital cities newspapers, but also write to your local newspaper)

Postcards


Download and print A4 x 4 Postcards – Onshore Detention Conditions


Download and print A4 x 4 Postcards – Iraqi Interpreters postcards – A4 x4
or
Download a single copy you can tweak and paste into your email.

4 aust p'cards
Australia Day 2020 Postcards

2019 e-Xmas card download, copy and paste into your email to your favourite MPs and Senators.
Feel free to use this image in emails to politicians at Christmas – calling for the Biloela family to be freed.
(Thanks to the Grandmothers and – Jack Chadwick for this e-Xmas card)

Postcard Calling For Family Reunion download, copy and paste into your email to your favourite MPs and Senators.
(Thanks to Justice for Refugees)

#Save Medevac Postcards – print and send to Senators in your State

#toNZ Postcards provided by Rural Australians for Refugees

#toNZ Postcards – use for Prime Minister
#toNZ Postcards
– use for Members of Parliament
#toNZ Postcards – use for Senators

Biloela Postcards

Let us go Home to Biloela
– use for Members of Parliament
Let us go Home to Biloela
– use for Senators

Other Letter-Writing Groups
Canberra Refugee Action Campaign: Letter-Writing Campaign
Combined Refugee Action Group: Letter Blitz Group
Bendigo Rural Australians for Refugees: Letter-Writing Page

For information about ARAN’s Letter-Writing Network:
Email: austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com