Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2011 Media Releases

Sep 16 – Rally to Shut Down Serco!

Rally!Shut down Serco! End Mandatory Detention! Free the Refugees! Friday, September 16, 12.30pm Melbourne Serco Offices, corner of Bourke and William Streets, Melbourne. (Meet in the courtyard on the south-east corner) Called by the Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) – Serco is the corporation that makes millions of dollars from locking up asylum seekers under(…)

Sep 10 – Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) fundraiser

Saturday, September 10 from 7pm The Victoria Hotel, 380 Victoria Street, Brunswick The Refugee Action Collective is a collective of volunteers that advocate for a humane approach towards people seeking asylum. RAC members organise public protests and rallies, visit and support people in detention, write and publicise the facts about mandatory detention, speak to school(…)

Sept. 28 – Action against Gillard: No Malaysian “solution!” No offshore processing!

Wednesday, Sept. 28. 11.30am. Park Hyatt Hotel, 1 Parliament Square, off Parliament Place This is the new action after Gillard rescheduled her speech from July. Julia Gillard’s plan to ship asylum seekers to Malaysia as part of the so-called Malaysian “solution” is a direct attack on the right to seek asylum by any means necessary(…)