Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE 17/6 | REFUGEES LEAVE FOR THE US, AS NAURU GRIEVES

A bitter sweet moment on Nauru as 21 refugees leave Nauru for the United States today Sunday 17 June (photos attached), only two days after a beloved asylum seeker died in a suspected suicide. The 21 leaving Nauru are from Myanamr, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The group includes two families (one from Myanmar and(…)

TRC Media Release 21/6 | BILOELA REFUGEE FAMILY REMAINS AT RISK OF DEPORTATION AFTER LEGAL SETBACK

The Tamil Refugee Council today again criticised the federal government’s immigration laws, following the failure of a Tamil family’s Federal Circuit Court appeal to be granted the right to stay in Australia. Priya, her husband Nades and their two daughters – aged 1 and 3, born in Australia – have now spent more than 100(…)

UPDATED LOCATION FOR 18 JUNE MEETING

Note that this Monday 18 June 2018, we will be meeting in room 013.01.003, Emily McPherson building The big white building on the southwest corner of Russell and Victoria. Enter via Franklin St (ie. the Victoria St side). All are welcome!