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

Government announcement won’t stop refugee rally from going ahead

MEDIA RELEASE The federal government’s October 18 announcement gives the impression that families and children will all be released from detention. This impression isn’t accurate. “While it is better that some children and families will be released from the detention centres, they will still be in detention. The minister’s statement indicates that they will be subject to curfews, regular reporting to authorities and limits as to where they can live,” said Refugee Advocacy Network spokesperson Sue Bolton. “The government also…

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