Refugee Action Collective (Vic)
Present a Code of Conduct for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison

Present a Code of Conduct for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison

The Refugee Action Collective will be presenting the following Code of Conduct for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and the Coalition Front Bench, this Friday 20 December at 2pm at the Department of Immigration, Casseldon Place, cnr Lonsdale and Spring Sts.   Join us to request that the Minister publicly signs it.   Or if you(…)

Christmas refugee message from Victorian Trades Hall Council

Christmas refugee message from Victorian Trades Hall Council

http://www.weareunion.org.au/christmas_island The Victorian Trades Hall Council supports the just and fair treatment of asylum seekers who look to Australia for protection. The VTHC acknowledges that seeking asylum is a human right and that many unionists have had to seek asylum from violent governments. Those who seek asylum should not be processed offshore and should be(…)

Media release – Dec 3, 2013 – TPV Senate vote is victory for refugees – permanent processing must begin

TPV Senate vote is victory for refugees  – permanent processing must begin   In a win for refugees, the Labor has backed a Greens motion to disallow Temporary Protection Visas (TPV’s).     “TPVs are cruel and unnecessary punishment for seeking asylum, they leave refugees in limbo, making it hard for them to find work, or establish(…)