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This Christmas let’s offer the gift of freedom

This Christmas let's offer the gift of freedomDid you know that 15 refugees are detained at the Mercure Hotel near Darwin Airport?They are families, some with children who are now adults, who came to Australia in 2013 seeking protection. At that time Australia sent...

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The DASSAN Hardship Fund is now expended

Please note the DASSAN Hardship Fund that was launched in April 2019 is now all spent. We have no funds left. We ask you to please tell anyone you know who wants monetary support from DASSAN that we cannot pay anyone now. If we can raise more money in the future we...

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DASSAN Hardship Fund for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

EDITED: OUR HARDSHIP FUND IS NOW EXPENDED, WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THE HARDSHIP FUND DASSAN has established a limited Hardship Fund for refugees and asylum seekers. You can apply for a maximum of $500 per person from this Hardship Fund if you...

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Australian policy has exiled asylum seekers and refugees since 19 July 2013 to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Nauru, where they are held involuntarily and indefinitely in harsh and dangerous conditions. Twelve men have died. Suicide ideation is widespread,...

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