Buddies was formed in 2002 as a response to the 'Tampa' issue in 2001, and recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. All the latest information concerning Buddies and its activities can be found in our monthly Bulletin. Click on the image below.
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Buddies is a Sunshine Coast group which advocates for just and compassionate treatment of refugees, consistent with the human rights standards which Australia has developed and endorsed.
We support policies towards refugees and asylum seekers that reflect respect, decency and traditional Australian generosity to those in need, while advancing Australia’s international standing and national interests.