Information about the issue:
Article SMH - Feb 9 2016.
Asylum seekers awaiting return to Nauru suffering from cancer and terminal illnesses
Article SMH - Feb 2 2016.
The faces of the babies Australia wants to send back to 'hell' on Nauru
Opinion Piece "The Drum" - Feb 11 2016
Asylum policies and the problem of a 'higher purpose'
Article AGE - Feb 12 2016
Dan Andrews: It wasn't a political stunt, it was a moment of clarity
Information about "sanctuary"
Article SMH - Feb 5 2016.
Sydney church offers sanctuary to refugees
Article "The Conversation" - Feb 9 2016
Churches would break the law if they gave sanctuary to asylum seekers – but does it matter?
Article ABC - Feb 9 2016
Places of Refuge: What Legal Basis for the Churches' Offer of 'Sanctuary'?
Ways to Respond
Uniting Church members are encouraged to contact their local members of Parliament to make their views known to Mr Turnbull and his Government by supporting this petition
Sermon preached at NRCC on Sunday 14th Feb
"Where is the Love" by Rev Phil Swain
(please note that I had to edit some of the congregation discussion as the recording only picked up the person speaking when a microphone was used. I edited out the silence and some little bits that didn't make sense if you couldn't hear the other side of the discussion - I apologize if your comment is not part of the recording)