Past Events

Palm Sunday 2016 #Walk4Justice: A Great day in Melbourne

Thousands of Melbournians joined the #Walk4Justice on Palm Sunday 2016. Adding their voice to the calls to Close Manus and Nauru, provide permanent protection and to free refugees from mandatory detention. People from all walks of life including health workers, teachers, office workers, factory workers, unionists, religious groups, grandparents, parents, students and more combined to send a message to the Australian government to #LetThemStay and #BringThemHere. Support for refugees is simply a call for fair treatment for people in need.…

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Palm Sunday Walk for Justice

Palm Sunday 2016: Walk for Justice for Refugees. March 20, 2016

Palm Sunday 2016 Poster Download Palm Sunday Leaflet Download Pick up points for Palm Sunday materials 2016 (For those who want to collect posters and fliers. ) 2.00pm, 20/3/16. State Library cnr Swanston and Latrobe street. Speakers for the Melbourne event include: Daniel Webb – Human Rights Law Centre (State Library) Nazir Yousafi – Refugee & President Victorian Afghan Associations Network (State Library) Senator Sarah Hanson Young – Australian Greens (State Library) Interfaith Panel: Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black – The Leo…

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Queenscliff RAR presents a new exhibition ‘OUT OF THE DARKNESS’ October 11th-19th in Geelong

Since 2004, a group of artists from Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees has created a series of exhibitions that were shown both locally and throughout regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne. The exhibitions attracted many thousands of visitors, and played a significant role in bringing about community awareness and stimulating change around asylum issues. The inspiration for these exhibitions came from witnessing the heartache and despair faced by asylum seekers who had been imprisoned in Australia’s notorious Immigration Detention prisons.  The first exhibition…

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World Refugee Day March – Sunday 22 June, 1:30pm, City Square

 Close Manus, close Nauru.  Fair Processing.  Justice for Rezi Barati. Meet at City Square, cnr Swanston and Collins Sts, 1:30pm Sunday 22 June. Speakers include: Anna Burke MP – ALP, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Adam Bandt MP – Australian Greens Deputy Leader Youhorn Chea – President of the Cambodian Association of Victoria Zakia Baig – Australian Hazara Women’s Friendship Network Justice for refugees and people seeking asylum would mean: Humane and dignified treatment of asylum seekers and refugees…

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If you had to choose between feeding your family and paying the rent, what would you do? Sadly, thousands of people seeking asylum in Australia are making this heartbreaking choice because they are unable to find employment, and do not receive any Centrelink payments. Refugee Council of Australia has published research RCOA data summary showing the extent of this crisis, with 70% skipping meals and over half at imminent risk of homelessness, while GPs are treating kids for malnutrition. As our country begins to recover from this crisis, our leaders must ensure there is #NobodyLeftBehind. Call and email senator.ruston@aph.gov.au to ask her to provide basic income support for people seeking asylum. Phone: 1300 857 022. ...
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Joim Ramsiyar and other refugees who will show you the inside of the Park Hotel, where they are imprisoned behind tinted windows, and then discuss what we can do to free them. ...
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