TOOWOOMBA residents are invited to stand in support of 267 asylum seekers, including children, who could be returned to Nauru after medical treatment in Australia.

Greens representative Louise Noble is hosting a protest as a mark of solidarity against the Federal Government's policy.

A High Court judgement on Wednesday dismissed a challenge to offshore processing of asylum seekers.

Ms Noble said the current policy was not the answer.

"There were a number of people approaching me asking if Toowoomba can do anything to join a national protest against this policy," she said.

"People here in Toowoomba feel passionate about this issue and we thought we'd try and at least say we're here and on the same page."

Ms Noble said she was heartened by the Anglican Church's stance on the issue across the country, with up to 10 churches offering sanctuary to refugees.

"I think this time it's reached the point of too far and in this instance it just shows the absurdity and the unbelievable cruelty that this policy has."

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The Anglican Dean of Brisbane Peter Catt is leading the Anglican church stance.

Attendees at today's event will spell out a message such as Let Them Stay with their bodies.

St Luke's Anglican Church Rev Dr Jonathan Inkpin said Toowoomba was an official refugee welcome zone.

"Our primary concern is with the humanitarian needs of people who are in distress and it's an issue of humanity and protecting people," he said.

"From what we can gather these people are suffering while the claims are being processed."

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said the tough border protection measures of regional processing would continue as a key element of Operation Sovereign Borders policy.

Let Them Stay

The Let Them Stay protest in Toowoomba will be held from 5.30-6.30pm at Queens Park Gardens today, corner Margaret and Hume Sts, with attendees spelling out a message of solidarity with their bodies.

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