Sarah Dale is the Centre Director and Principal Solicitor at Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS). Sarah joined RACS as a Solicitor in 2013 after spending a number of years working with people seeking asylum and refugees in visa cancellation and civil law issues. She became Principal Solicitor in 2016 and has led RACS in responding effectively to a shifting policy environment over recent years. In 2017, Sarah participated in the UNHCR Expert Roundtable on family reunification in Brussels, and in consultation with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders at York University.
Only a few weeks ago I stood at the Sydney Palm Sunday rally watching Thanush and Ramsiyar, two unbelievably brave young men, speaking to the crowd. These were the same men who I had walked into Parliament House with a month earlier, to deliver a petition of almost 37,000 signatures calling for the release of… Continue reading »