Refugee Action Collective (Vic)
Protests on Nauru over arbitrary detention

Protests on Nauru over arbitrary detention

Protest on Nauru over randomness of detention Immigration Minister says he will release asylum seekers currently on Christmas Island as part of his deal with Palmer. This is a back down on his claim that no asylum seekers who arrived by boat after July last year would ever be resettled in Australia. However it leaves(…)

Media Release – Palmer and Morrison kick refugee rights to hell

Media Release – Palmer and Morrison kick refugee rights to hell

Here is a summary of the Palmer TPV deal & Cambodia Deals. More details are included in the original media release below tthe summary. Scott Morrison has done a dirty deal with Clive Palmer that includes Temporary Protection Visas that leave refugees in limbo Removing refugee appeal rights A new fast track process aimed at(…)

Media Release: Overblown media reporting of ‘terrorist’ threat used to smear refugees

Overblown media reporting of ‘terrorist’ threat used to smear refugees Amongst much awful reporting of an alleged terrorist plot, the Australian newspaper ran the headline ‘Mohammad Ali Baryalei: from refugee to battlefield plot ringmaster’.  Worse still perhaps was Wagga Wagga’s daily Advertiser (owned by Fairfax), with an opinion piece that claimed ‘The flood of “asylum(…)