Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2016 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE | REFUGEE ADVOCATES REJECT DETENTION MOBILE PHONE BAN 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE REFUGEE ADVOCATES REJECT DETENTION MOBILE PHONE BAN Refugee advocates have rejected the Australian Border Force announcement that mobile phones will be banned from detention centre. Asylum seekers who have arrived by boat are already banned from having a mobile phone. “The ban on asylum seekers having mobile phones in detention(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDS US REFUGEE DEAL: AUSTRALIA NEEDS TO BRING THEM HERE’ LIFETIME BAN EXPOSED AS A STUNT 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDS US REFUGEE DEAL: AUSTRALIA NEEDS TO BRING THEM HERE’ LIFETIME BAN EXPOSED AS A STUNT   The announcement by US Secretary of State, John Kerry and now by Malcolm Turnbull, that the US will consider refugees from Nauru referred to it by the UNHCR has done little to(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | LABOR’S OPPOSITION TO LIFETIME BAN EXPOSES THIRD COUNTRY MYTH – NOW BRING THEM HERE 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE LABOR’S OPPOSITION TO LIFETIME BAN EXPOSES THIRD COUNTRY MYTH – NOW BRING THEM HERE The Refugee Action Coalition has welcomed Labor’s stand against Turnbull’s attempt to impose a lifetime ban on asylum seekers and refugees sent to Nauru or Manus Island, ever entering Australia. Turnbull’s lifetime ban proposal was always(…)