Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Jan 23 – Solidarity with National Detention Centre Protests

SOLIDARITY WITH NATIONAL DETENTION CENTRE PROTESTS When: 4pm, January 23 Where: Department of Immigration and Border Protection, 2 Lonsdale St, East Melbourne Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2357828367779768/   Refugee supporters will rally at the Immigration Dept at Casselden Place in support of detainees participating in the national hunger strike protest. • End Serco Abuse • End Detention(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/1 | GOVERNMENT DETENTION CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT IS A FRAUD

The Refugee Action Coalition has dismissed the government announcement that Maribynong and Blaxland at Villawood will close, as an empty gesture. “The fact is that the government has increased detention capacity with new compounds being opened at Yongah Hill, and a high detention facility opening in the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation, to replace Maribynong,” said(…)

6:30pm Mon Jan 21 | Forum: From Kids Off to All Off- How can we close the camps?

6:30pm Mon Jan 21 | Forum: From Kids Off to All Off- How can we close the camps?

When: 6:30pm Monday 21st January 2019 Where: ANMF Vic Branch, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Facebook event here In 2018 the campaign to get #KidsOffNauru won significant support, and put huge pressure on the Liberals to bring children and families from Nauru to Australia. But there are still 3 children and hundreds of refugees on Manus and Nauru.(…)