Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Public Forum: ASIO Assessments, Leaving Refugees in Limbo

Wednesday, July 11 @ 6.30pm / Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne (map) / Facebook Event A public forum presented by the Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Brian Walters – SC, Human Rights lawyer Niromi de Soyza – (non de plume) author of Tamil Tigress Harvey Stern – President of Labor for Refugees Declan(…)

Refugee Action Collective reiterates its strong opposition to all offshore processing

The Refugee Action Collective condemns the Gillard Labor government’s support for the bill moved by Rob Oakeshott that passed through the lower house tonight, Wednesday, the 27th of June. RAC condemns the opportunism of both sides of parliament, seeking to gain politically out of two boat disasters in the last week. Offshore processing does not(…)

Media Release: Government to blame for asylum seeker lives lost at sea

The possible loss of lives of nearly 100 asylum seekers feared drowned at sea between Australia and Indonesia was entirely preventable. The Refugee Action Collective places the blame for these lives lost with the Australian government and demands people smuggling is decriminalised to prevent any further loss of life. “Refugees are some of the world’s(…)