|Rev Adam Tretheway, refugees advocate|
At the full meeting of the Synod, members voted unanimously in favour of the proposal.
As a consequence, the Uniting Church SA has called on the Prime Minister to put an end to the use of Mandatory Detention. The Moderator Rev Rob Williams will write to the Prime Minister, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, the Leader of the Opposition, the Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship and the three independent Members of the House of Representatives, asking each of them to end the use of Mandatory Detention.
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