ERC will be closed on 20 September for climate action

We will be closing our doors on Friday 20 September 2019 to attend the climate strike in Sydney CBD organised by the young people at School Strike 4 Climate. This is a global event and there will be rallies across Australia, including all major cities. We encourage all our supporters to join us.

Newly Arrived Syrian and Iraqi Refugees Learn About Services in SW Sydney 2019 Community Services Expo, Tuesday August 6

On Tuesday August 6, Edmund Rice Centre (ERC) conducted another successful Community Services Expo at Patrician Brothers College in Fairfield in partnership with the College and Sydney Catholic Schools.

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Asylum Seekers Six Years in Limbo-Letter from the Vicar General of the Diocese of Darwin Fr Malcolm Fyfe msc

Office of Vicar General

The Honourable Mr Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia.

Dear Prime Minister,

Today is the sixth anniversary of PM Kevin Rudd’s announcement that no person seeking asylum by boat would ever be resettled in Australia.

Every single person arriving after that date was to be subjected to indefinite detention on Manus Island, PNG, or in the Republic of Nauru, under ‘processing’ arrangements between the Australian Government and those Pacific states.

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