friendship outreach

Our Friendship Outreach program creates bonds between Australians and people seeking asylum living in the metropolitan suburbs and rural areas who are struggling with social isolation, language and cultural barriers. Friendship Outreach aims to promote an inclusive community that values all individuals regardless of where they come from or how they came to Australia.

Operational Ethos

Friendship Outreach is founded upon the idea that each person has a natural tendency to respond with human generosity if they know the problems faced by another human. We match families and friends based on the needs of each individual’s situation and let the lives of the families we serve be enhanced while the volunteers reap the rewards of selfless giving. Friendship, acceptance and a chance to participate in socially accepted bonding opportunities are critical to achieving an inclusive society.

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I support our friends who have come here to build their futures in safety. I think it is abhorrent that we as a nation are knowingly and intentionally harming people in the name of deterring others who seek safety here. I know we can do better. In the meantime I run an organisation called ‘Gifts for Manus and Nauru’ that supports people in Manus and Nauru, with basics such as phone credit, clothes, shoes, entertainment and language resources, and other necessities … and letting them know they … Read more
Alison Murdoch
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