Refugee Action Collective (Vic)


47 people found to be genuine refugees remain imprisoned indefinitely on the basis of politically motivated ’negative’ ASIO security assessments. They include Ranjini and her three children. These refugees have committed no crime, had no trial and face no charges. Many have been imprisoned for over 4 years, the majority suffer from severe mental health(…)

Public Meeting: The Nightmare of Offshore Detention

The Nightmare of Offshore Detention Forum: 25th November 6:30pm Multicultural Hub – 506 Elizabeth St City, opposite Vic Markets Speakers: Aoife Reddy (Former Salvo worker on Nauru) Mohammad Baqiri (Refugee detained on Nauru under John Howard) Hayley Byrnes (Former teacher on Manus Island) Currently asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Australia are processed offshore. As of(…)

Put Out a Welcome Mat for Refugees: 7 December

It’s time to end the hate; it’s time to stand up against the racism; it’s time to welcome refugees. On December 7, be a part of ‘Put out a Welcome Mat for Refugees Day’. Join with thousands of Melbournians to tell Tony Abbott and his government that enough is enough – it’s time to put(…)