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2:30pm Tues Nov 20 | RAC contingent at Teachers Walk off for Nauru & Manus

2:30pm Tues Nov 20 | RAC contingent at Teachers Walk off for Nauru & Manus

When: 2:30-4:30pm, Tuesday 20th November 2018 Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Facebook event here On Nov 20 contingents of teachers with the backing of their union will be walking off work for #kidsoffalloff, calling to bring all the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru here. The teachers are encouraging non-teachers(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 7/11 | MANUS REJECTIONS MORE PROOF OF FAILURE OF US RESETTLEMENT DEAL

Yesterday, Tuesday 6 November, 32 people on Manus Island received answers to their applications for resettlement in the US. Only nine of the 32 were accepted – four Rohingyans, three Afghans, one Tamil, two Pakistanis. The only Iranian in this most recent list was rejected by the US. There were no Somalis, or Sudanese on(…)

T4R MEDIA RELEASE 7/11 | Teachers for Refugees calls on principals to defy department over Walk Off 

Teachers for Refugees is calling on Victorian school principals to defy Department of Education and Training instructions issued today not to authorise absences for the Walk Off for refugee #KidsOffAllOff set for November 20th. “The tide of action to close the camps will not be silenced by departmental circulars. Principals must stick to human rights(…)