Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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Public Meeting: The Nightmare of Offshore Detention

The Nightmare of Offshore Detention Forum: 25th November 6:30pm Multicultural Hub – 506 Elizabeth St City, opposite Vic Markets Speakers: Aoife Reddy (Former Salvo worker on Nauru) Mohammad Baqiri (Refugee detained on Nauru under John Howard) Hayley Byrnes (Former teacher on Manus Island) Currently asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Australia are processed offshore. As of(…)

Take Action for Refugee Rights – JOIN THE PROTEST Converge on Canberra

Confirmed! Monday 18 November, 11am book tickets here The bus will leave Melbourne at 10pm Sunday 17 November and return to Melbourne by 11.30pm on Monday 18 November. Tix $60 conc. $100 full fare $120 solidarity   The Coalition government have made asylum seekers and refugees their first target. During their first sitting of(…)

We can beat Abbott and win refugee rights

We can beat Abbott and win refugee rights

We can beat Abbott and win refugee rights.pdf for more detail see also Abbott’s anti-refugee agenda.pdf Abbott’s election win is a loss for refugees, but overwhelmingly people voted against Labor—not for the Coalition. Adam Bandt for the Greens retained his seat with an 8% swing to him on a pro-refugee platform. Paul Power, of the(…)