Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Morrison plumbs new depths with coin flip decision on asylum seeker lives

Media Release: Morrison plumbs new depths with coin flip decision on asylum seeker lives A new bill introduced by Scott Morrison to parliament today says asylum seekers must prove ‘there would be a greater than 50 per cent chance that a person would suffer significant harm in the receiving country’ to avoid deportation to danger.(…)

Who Killed Reza Barati? Offshore Processing On Trial

Who Killed Reza Barati? Offshore Processing On Trial

Public Forum: Who Killed Reza Barati? Offshore Processing On Trial Speakers: Nicole Judge – Ex Manus Island Worker Daniel Webb – Human Rights Law Centre Ian Rintoul – Refugee Action Coalition (NSW) The question of who killed Reza Barati is not a narrow question about who struck the final blow. Scott Morrison as Minister is(…)

Don’t Budget Billions for Detention – Bust the Budget – Welcome Refugees

Don’t Budget Billions for Detention – Bust the Budget – Welcome Refugees

Shorter version_for World Refugee Day.pdf Don’t Budget Billions for Detention – Bust the Budget – Welcome Refugees In the middle of a so-called “debt crisis”, Abbott and Morrison’s detention regime is the fastest growing area of government spending. Costs have gone from $118.4 million in 2009–10 to $3.6 billion in 2013–14.  The skyrocketing cost is(…)