In the past year Australians made 8.5 million trips overseas. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, every day 3 of the travelers on these journeys were placed under arrest. Your donations are essential to ensuring that Australians Detained Abroad can continue to support the families of these Australians and offer our services effectively and on a pro-bono basis.
Please note that all donations to Australians Detained Abroad of $2 or more are tax deductible.
How Does Australians Detained Abroad Spend Its Revenue?
Beyond allowing us to offer our services to families on a pro-bono basis, your valued donation will also allow Australians Detained Abroad to:
- Assisting families to pay the costs associated with having a family member detained abroad, including helping with telephone bills, flights and translators fees.
- Liaising with government departments, non-governmental organisations and legal representatives in foreign jurisdictions to ensure that detainees receive legal assistance and their medical and personal needs are met.
- Producing publications informing prospective travelers of their rights and responsibilities when they travel abroad.
- Enhancing our advocacy for the families of Australians detained abroad.
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