Refugee-led peak national advocacy organisation launched in Melbourne

Refugee Communities Association of Australia Inc., 11 Feb 2020

Refugee Communities Association of Australia Inc (RCAA) was launched at the Multicultural Hub: AMES Australia on 8th February in Melbourne, with the aim to empower refugee communities across Australia, enabling them to take active roles in Australia.

For a long-time refugee community in Australia have been represented by external agencies and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) or by refugees under the remit of these organisations.

Gay asylum seekers on Manus Island write of fear of persecution in PNG

theguardian.com

Gay asylum seekers detained by Australia on Manus Island have written of suicidal thoughts, experiences of sexual assault and fear of persecution in Papua New Guinea in a series of handwritten letters.

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