There are other ways you can support the important work RACS does for people seeking asylum.


Refugee Week Morning Tea hosted by RACS at UNSW Law

Refugee week is an annual week-long celebration of the positive contributions of refugees to Australian society.

Currently, RACS is facing a crisis as we to try to help a long line of people waiting for assistance with their protection visa applications before the Government enforces a harsh new cut-off date in October.

Please join Tanya Jackson-Vaughan and Simon Bruck from RACS where they will speak about this issue and what it’s like supporting the resilient people seeking asylum.

WHERE: UNSW Law Staff Common Room Kitchen

WHEN: Wednesday, 21 June 2017, from 10.45am

UNSW Grand Challenges: ‘Moving Goal Posts: Providing Legal Services to Those Seeking Protection’

People seeking asylum in Australia who came by boat face an unprecedented hurdle in their right to seek protection. A rapid cycling policy environment since 2012 has had significant impact on people seeking asylum and the community legal centres that support them. Tanya Jackson-Vaughan, Executive Director of RACS, will discuss these changes and how they are trying to meet the asylum seeker community’s urgent need for legal assistance.

WHERE: The Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, Ground Floor, Hilmer Building (E10), UNSW

WHEN: 4-5pm including presentation and Q+A

Register for this free event here



Are you a business owner passionate about helping people seeking asylum and refugees?
You can donate your services to us. Whether it is printing a poster or giving your venue for our events, your donation of services will mean saving more funds for continuing provision of legal services.
For more information please e-mail us with subject “Corporate Donation + In-kind Support”.



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