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Madeleine Shaw
Madeleine Shaw Campaign leader

What would you pack if you were running for your life? I found these photos very upsetting. If it were me grabbing medicine to try to keep…Read More

What's in my bag? What Syrian refugees carry when they flee | smh.com.au

What's in my bag? What Syrian refugees carry when they flee Megan Levy -Sep 7, 2015 Omran, 6, fled Syria with his family carrying only this bag. Photo: International Rescue Committee If you had only a small bag in which to pack your most valued and needed possessions, what would you fill it with? For…Read More
Madeleine Shaw
Madeleine Shaw Campaign leader

We've lit the dark, now what? Pledge, pledge, pledge! We can do this.

Light The Dark Sydney: up to 10,000 gather to call for action on refugee crisis | smh.com.au

Light The Dark Sydney: up to 10,000 gather to call for action on refugee crisis Kate Aubusson -Sep 7, 2015 Moving display of solidarity: Light The Dark Sydney brought nearly 10,000 people together to call for change on Australia's refugee policy. Photo: Daniel Munoz Sydney's Hyde Park is ablaze with candle…Read More
Madeleine Shaw
Madeleine Shaw Campaign leader

Great news that we are taking in Syrian refugees. It's a wonderful start, but we can do more. Over the last couple of days I've begun…Read More

Change of heart: Abbott government agrees to accept 12,000 Syrian refugees

The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia will permanently resettle 12,000 refugees from Syria, and begin air strikes on Islamic State targets within the week, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced. Speaking a short time after Coalition MPs met in Canberra on Wednesday to discuss the government's policy, Mr Abbott described the commitment to take in 12,000 refugees as one of…Read More
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