Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Nov 5 – Rally for Refugees!

Nov 5, 12.00pm @ The State Library lawns on Swanston Street, Melbourne. After the High Court decision, we need to step up the pressure… Not Malaysia! Not Nauru! No Offshore Processing! End Mandatory Detention! Following the High Court decision striking down the Malaysian “solution” and the attempt by the Labor government to ignore that, writing(…)

Refugee activists oppose removing human rights from Migration Act; All MPs who support human rights should vote against Gillard’s amendments.

The Refugee Action Collective opposes the proposed changes to the Migration Act by the Labor government and any amendments proposed by the Liberal opposition. It believes all amendments seek to strip any safeguards for human rights and defies international law. The changes proposed by Prime Minster Julia Gillard and Immigration Minister Chris Bowen make Australia’s(…)

Statement: Refugee activists call on pro-refugee Labor MPs to cross the floor

Refugee activists call on pro-refugee Labor MPs to cross the floor The Refugee Action Collective condemns Labor’s plan to try and change the Migration Act to make the Malaysian “solution” lawful in the wake of the High Court victory. We reiterate our demand to end all offshore processing. Asylum seekers should be processed on the(…)