Things You Can Do

Phone or Email:

Malcolm Turnbull
Parliament Office: 02 6277 7700
Electorate Office: 02 9327 3988


Bill Shorten
Parliament Office: 02 6277 4022
Electorate Office: 03 9326 1300


Points to make:

  • We need leadership.
  • Australia must take responsibility for the lives of people on Manus & Nauru
  • We need you to evacuate the camps and bring people here to safety.
  • People in offshore detention are in danger.
  • The ongoing uncertainty and chaos is causing fear and harm.
  • Our community wants people to be safe from harm.
  • People around the country want a bipartisan approach to ending the political games.
  • We need leadership and action, not more excuses.
  • The lives of people in detention are Australia’s responsibility.

Join a refugee Support Group

Write a Letter

We invite you to consider how you might work with Rural Australians for Refugees

  • Join one of the Refugee and Asylum Seeker support groups.  There are many RAR groups, community groups, church groups working to improve the lives of Asylum Seekers and Refugees
  • Engage in Fundraising,  Awareness- raising, and/or  Advocacy
  • If there is no group near you, consider starting one
  • Visit Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Detention Centres
  • Letter Writing – to Politicians – MPs Addresses   Senators Addresses
  • Letter Writing – the Refugee Council of Australia has an initiative called Write to Be Heard.
  • Visit our Facebook Page – Rural Australians for Refugees

Bumper Stickers available from Bellingen and Nambucca RAR


email John:  

50 cents each plus postage

New T shirts available –  details at


These bumper stickers are also available.   Email Peter – 

Say Yes to Refugees

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