Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Support the boycott of the Sri Lankan cricket team

Read about why RAC is calling for a boycott: Australia must go in to bat for Tamils, Trevor Grant, The Age, December 11, 2012. Call to boycott Sri Lankan cricket tour, Michael Gordon, The Age, December 10, 2012 Support the boycott of the Sri Lankan cricket team This year, inspired by the spirit of Anti-Apartheid(…)

Candlelight vigil in solidarity hunger strikers on Nauru

Organised by the Refugee Advocacy Network Friday, November 30 @ 7pm / City Square, corner of Swanston and Collins Streets, Melbourne The Australian government has dumped asylum seekers on Nauru in intolerable conditions, but they are the responsibility of Australia, not Nauru. Omid an Iranian man has been on hunger strike for over 30 days(…)

Cup Day Welcome Refugees BBQ & Festival

Tuesday 6 November, 1:00pm – 5:00pm Outside the Maribyrnong Detention Centre – 53 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone. This Melbourne Cup Day join refugee rights supporters outside the Maribyrnong detention centre for an anti-racism music concert & BBQ. Let the people inside know many of us support their attempts to live in Australia by taking a Melbourne(…)