Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

MEDIA RELEASE | GOVERNMENT TURNS THE SCREWS ON MANUS REFUGEES

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE GOVERNMENT TURNS THE SCREWS ON MANUS REFUGEES Just days after agreeing to pay Manus asylum seekers and refugees $70 million in damages for unlawful imprisonment and for physical and psychological damage, the government has stepped its punitive program to forcible relocate the detainees. On Friday 23 June, all gym equipment(…)

Evacuate Now – Melbourne Vigil

EVACUATE NOW – MELBOURNE VIGIL When: Wednesday July 19th, 6-8pm Where: State Library Victoria Organised by GetUp! For the past four years successive Australian governments have chosen to make people seeking safety suffer in offshore detention. The US deal won’t provide safety for everyone. The men, women and children abandoned in offshore detention are in(…)

6:30 Mon Jul 24 | Forum: How Can We Break the Bipartisan Support for Offshore Processing?

6:30 Mon Jul 24 | Forum: How Can We Break the Bipartisan Support for Offshore Processing?

When: 6:30-8:30pm, Monday July 24th Where: Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Melbourne Speakers: Ged Kearney – President ACTU Michele O’Neil – State Secretary TCFUA & Labor 4 Refugees Aran Mylvaganam – Tamil refugee & FSU organiser Lucy Honan – RAC & Teachers 4 Refugees The Labor leadership’s support for refugee deterrence and their silence on(…)