As the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions have eased in Queensland, some of Buddies' regular activities are slowly resuming.
There are many ways that you can support Buddies and contribute to the asylum seeker advocacy cause. Now more than ever, asylum seekers and refugees need our help.
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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.
We are an independent community group and in the past have met regularly on a monthly basis. Due to the COVID disruption of 2020 we are still considering the frequency of meetings for 2021. Our first meeting was held on Sunday 21 February in Buderim.
2 April 2021
Now is the time to email new Home Affairs minister Karen Andrews and explain why she must immediately use her new powers to bring this family home to Biloela. With the support of everyone from Alan Jones to Barnaby Joyce, this should be an easy decision for the new minister...