Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

LETTER CALLING ON UNIVERSITIES TO REJECT “BLOOD SCHOLARSHIPS” 0

It has recently been announced that the Australian government may try to offer scholarships to Iranian students in exchange for the Iranian government agreeing to the refoulement (return to danger) of refugees held in Australian detention centres. Whilst Iran is still insisting that any returns must be voluntary, the Australian government is trying to change(…)

Audio: How can we get Labor to oppose offshore detention (a forum for trade unionists)

Audio: How can we get Labor to oppose offshore detention (a forum for trade unionists) 1

Intro Ged Kearney (ACTU president) & Aran Mylvaganam (Tamil Refugee Council) Pamela Curr (ASCR) & Damien Kingsbury (President ALP Batman FEA) Discussion first half Discussion second half Discussion motions

Iran not safe for asylum seekers: no deportations! 1

Iran not safe for asylum seekers Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop recently visited Iran, where she tried to persuade the Iranian government to accept the involuntary return of asylum seekers whose claims for refugee status have been rejected. The process for making decisions on refugee status is flawed.  Asylum seekers are often not given a(…)