Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

Action Alert: Don’t silence refugees – No to Detention Mobile Phone Ban

Action Alert: Don’t silence refugees – No to Detention Mobile Phone Ban 0

Action Alert: Don’t silence refugees – No to Detention Mobile Phone Ban Refugee advocates in Melbourne will be held in makeshift cages in a protest outside the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), Casselden Place on Thursday 9th February from 4.30-6pm. Speakers include: Pamela Curr – refugee advocate Aran Mylvaganam.-Tamil Refugee Council Abdul-Hadi Matar(…)

6:30pm 27 Feb | Bring Them Here – Why the “US Refugee Deal” is No Solution

6:30pm 27 Feb | Bring Them Here – Why the “US Refugee Deal” is No Solution 0

When: 6:30-8:30pm Monday 27th February Where: Melbourne’s Multiultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Public Forum Speakers: Graham Thom – Amnesty International Chris Breen – Refugee Action Collective Nothing about the ‘US refugee deal’ is certain; President Trump is only going to ‘consider the dumb deal’. There are serious doubts that it will go ahead at all.(…)

RAC Statement: No to racist deportations 0

No to racist deportations Migrant youth accused of committing crimes are being referred to Border Force for possible deportation. The Refugee Action Collective strongly opposes this trump-like scapegoating. In particular, we condemn attempts to change the law to allow for the deportation of children. Despite saying, in a 19 January interview with 3AW, that “Australia(…)