NATIONAL – Catholic Bishops say withdrawal of refugee support is ‘un-Australian’

Posted September 13, 2017 11:06 pm by The Record

NATIONAL – Catholic Bishops say withdrawal of refugee support is ‘un-Australian’

 
Bishop Delegate for Migrants and Refugees Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM has called on the Australian government not to deny support for refugees who have come here for medical treatment. Photo: Supplied.The Federal government’s recent decision to deny welfare and other support to refugees receiving medical treatment in Australia has drawn criticism from Australian Catholic Bishops.
The Federal government’s recent decision to deny welfare and other support to refugees receiving medical treatment in Australia has drawn criticism from Australian Catholic Bishops.
In a statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference on Thursday 31 August, Bishop Delegate for Migrants and Refugees, Vincent Long

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