Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release

Media Release 11/09 | REFUGEE ACTION COLLECTIVE CONDEMNS LATEST FORCED DEPORTATIONS

The Refugee Action Collective Victoria (RAC) has condemned the Immigration Department’s attempt to forcibly deport of over a dozen refugees last night and called on refugee supporters to mobilise against deportations. According to Aran Mylvaganam of the Tamil Refugee Council, most of the men are Tamil refugees who had had been held in detention centres(…)

Tamil Refugee Council Media Release 10/09 | MEDICAL REPORT: DETENTION MAKING BILOELA CHILDREN SICK

The Tamil Refugee Council has condemned the ongoing detention of a Tamil family removed earlier this year from their home in Biloela, central Queensland, after a new medical report noted emerging behavioural problems in the children. The family — Priya, Nades and their infant daughters Kopiga, 3, and Tharnicca (Dharuniga), 14 months — has been(…)

2pm Sat Oct 27 | Rally: One year since the Manus Siege – Bring Them Here

2pm Sat Oct 27 | Rally: One year since the Manus Siege – Bring Them Here

When: 2pm 27th October Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Facebook event here On the one year anniversary of the Manus Siege join a protest calling for the offshore camps to be close and the refugees brought here. Refugees on Manus were given the deadline of October 26, 2017 to move out(…)