Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

6:30pm Dec 1 | Forum: The US Resettlement Deal: What does it really mean?

6:30pm Dec 1 | Forum: The US Resettlement Deal: What does it really mean?

When: 6:30pm Thursday 1st December Where: Melbourne’s Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne The Coalition government’s proposed resettlement deal with the US is an admission that Manus and Nauru are a dead end, but it is too shallow and too uncertain. The deal looks increasingly likely to only include small numbers of refugees at best.(…)

TOM BALLARD – STAND UP FOR MEHDI COMEDY GIG

TOM BALLARD – STAND UP FOR MEHDI COMEDY GIG “People become refugees for lots of different reasons. Mehdi lived in Iran. He dared to tell some jokes. Those jokes put his life in danger. He had to escape. Then he found himself on Manus Island. For more than three years. In this very special event,(…)