#Big Walk for Refugees
Make your steps count and join us in a virtual walk all the way around Australia!
We’re walking to show support for 10,000 people seeking asylum who are still waiting to call Australia home after more than 10 years.
Every step, pedal, and lap counts.
So add your distances to the Big Walk App and help us reach Canberra by 26 March.
To register https://www.bigwalk4refugees.au/
Walk with Justice for Refugees
Once you Registered, you need to join a team. You can create your own or join with Justice for Refugees SA in the app - there is one for each state and territory. If you create a team, you can keep it open for people to join or make it invite only
Sister Meredith Evans
2024 SA Senior Australian of the Year
Justice for Refugees would like to congratulate Meredith Evans for becoming the 2024 SA Senior Australian of the Year.
Meredith is a founding member of Justice for Refugees SA has dedicated her life to helping the vulnerable and inspiring others to do the same.
Through her vocation, Meredith has provided kind, non-judgemental care and assistance to many – including refugees, young people, women experiencing homelessness, women exiting violent relationships and women leaving prison.
In 2019, Meredith established the South Australian division of Young Mercy Links – a network of young people passionate about social justice, advocacy and education.
In 2014, Meredith partnered with like-mind people to start a new Circle of Friends in Adelaide, providing on the ground support for refugees.
Meredith’s care has extended abroad, engaging people to contribute to the work of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The service provides newly built homes for people with a landmine injury and their families.
As a member of J4RSA you will be supporting the advocacy and educational work of the organisation. You will also have the opportunity to nominate for the Management Committee and to vote at the AGM.
Fees can be paid online
Direct Deposit to J4RSA BSB: 105 029 ACCT: 080102440
Cheque PO Box 6036 Halifax St ADELAIDE SA 5000
If you are unsure of your membership status please go to HERE