#BackTheBill to save lives offshoreFebruary 08, 2019
Federation is proud to join with other civil society organisations to sign the statement below. We encourage all Members of Parliament to support the forthcoming bill to ensure an adequate medical transfer process is in place for people detained in Nauru and Papua New Guinea.
Study reveals experiences of students from refugee backgroundsDecember 11, 2018
Recommendations for better navigating refugee education, improving educational outcomes for students of refugee backgrounds and enhanced participation of these students and their families in school communities are included in a new report, launched at Federation’s December Council.
Strong voice for kidsNovember 14, 2018
November Council passed a motion condemning the Morrison Government for refusing to immediately bring refugees and asylum seekers to Australia to access urgently needed medical attention and other services.
Grant to look at helping refugee studentsNovember 10, 2018
A Sydney principal aiming to produce best-practice policies to improve the emotional, social and learning needs of refugee students has been awarded Federation’s 2019 Eric Pearson Study Grant.
Wear ‘Blue for Nauru' on Tuesday 13 NovemberNovember 07, 2018
Federation is asking all members and school communities to help put pressure on the Morrison Government for all children to be removed from Nauru, by participating in the #BlueForNauru day on Tuesday, 13 November.
Help get the kids off NauruOctober 24, 2018
Federation members are encouraged to participate in community campaign activities in the next week to advance an end to the indefinite mandatory detention of asylum seekers (and in particular children).
Cards of kindnessAugust 16, 2018
Federation was proud to deliver $1400 worth of Opal and gift cards to the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown on behalf of members across NSW who collected them following a request from the union.
Language learning fundamental to social cohesion, Annual Conference hearsJuly 13, 2018
Improvements need to be made to language education provision in NSW public schools, Federation’s Multicultural Officer/Organiser Amber Flohm said at Annual Conference earlier this week.