Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Emergency Protest – Don’t send baby Ferouz and mother Latifa back to Nauru‏

1pm, Sat 30th November – Corner of Bourke & Swanston st Newborn baby Ferouz and his family face the threat of being returned to Nauru. “When she is in a fit state to return to Nauru then that’s what will occur” said Immigration minister Scott Morrison.  The Nauru detention center and its extreme heat, is(…)


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(…)