A coalition of Victorian groups campaigning for rights for refugees in Australia

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees 2019

JOIN THE PALM SUNDAY Walk for Justice for Refugees on Sunday 14 April 2019 at the State Library Melbourne (Corner Swanston & La Trobe Streets) at 2.00pm. – For a Fair and Welcoming Society– Close Manus & Nauru, Bring Them Here Join with people from community groups, faith groups, unions, and political organisations on Palm Sunday to stand up for refugees.  In the run up to the federal election join the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice and help deliver the…

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Pop Up Action – December 22

POP UP ACTION protesting the SRSS cuts THIS Saturday 22 December at 10am – at the Franklin Street reserve sculpture (roundabout where Queen St. meets Franklin St. near the Vic markets).   This action will draw attention to the cruel policy of the Government to withdraw income support and housing assistance to vulnerable refugee families (cuts to the SRSS payment). Hundreds of families are facing destitution, as charities struggle to assist them to keep a roof over their head, and to…

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AUSTRALIAN REFUGEE ACTION NETWORK conference 7-8 July 2018

            Australian Refugee Action Network Conference 2018  is open to anyone interested in refugee activism and advocacy. Gather with other activists and advocates on 7th & 8th July to: DISCUSS the political context and campaign priorities. SHARE IDEAS and experience for mobilising and effective campaigning. EXPLORE IDEAS for strengthening national coordination. Registration $75 full / $40 concession Includes lunches Bookings www.trybooking.com/375468 More details on the ARAN website: australianrefugeeactionnetwork.wordpress.com/conf-2018/ Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AustralianRefugeeActionNetwork Email austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com Conference…

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Palm Sunday Melbourne Walk for Justice 2018 – Review

The 2018 Melbourne Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees was a outstanding expression of support for Refugees and Refugee Rights. With a crowd reported at over 8,000 people calling for a fundamental change to Australia’s policies towards Refugees and Asylum Seekers. People from all walks of life, groups from all parts of the community listened to speakers such as Tim Costello from World Vision Australia, Abdul Aziz Adam live from Manus Island and Anwar Ibrahim a Rohingyan refugee and other speakers…

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For World Human Rights Day the Refugee Advocacy Network will be organising events to call for the release of refugees, in the Mantra, MITA and all across Australia and offshore.

There will be a hologram projection at the Mantra in Preston from 8pm on Human Rights Day itself (50 people can also be present), and a rally socially distanced groups of 50 across different locations in the CBD from 2-3pm Saturday Dec 12 - that event will be up on Facebook shortly, in the meantime you can register for both covid-safe events here
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Read the article Refugees are the Canaries in the Mine:
www.eurekastreet.com.au/article/refugees-are-the-canaries-in-the-mine

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