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

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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Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees 2018

The  2018 Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees is on March 25, at the State Library Melbourne (Corner Swanston & Elizabeth Streets) at 2.00pm. With music and “Warm up” activities from 1.30 PM The Walk will be starting at the State Library and take a route that returns to finish at the State Library. Confirmed speakers for the event in Melbourne include: Tim Costello, Chief Advocate World Vision Australia Abdul Aziz Adam live from Manus Island. Aziz is a…

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2017 Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees

The 2017 Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees will be on Sunday 9th April, 2017 starting at the State Library of Victoria. We kick off with music at 1.30pm and with speakers at 2.00pm before walking. Flyers for the event will be available shortly, but in the meantime please follow the Facebook event page here

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