Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Candlelight vigil in solidarity hunger strikers on Nauru

Organised by the Refugee Advocacy Network Friday, November 30 @ 7pm / City Square, corner of Swanston and Collins Streets, Melbourne The Australian government has dumped asylum seekers on Nauru in intolerable conditions, but they are the responsibility of Australia, not Nauru. Omid an Iranian man has been on hunger strike for over 30 days(…)

Cup Day Welcome Refugees BBQ & Festival

Tuesday 6 November, 1:00pm – 5:00pm Outside the Maribyrnong Detention Centre – 53 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone. This Melbourne Cup Day join refugee rights supporters outside the Maribyrnong detention centre for an anti-racism music concert & BBQ. Let the people inside know many of us support their attempts to live in Australia by taking a Melbourne(…)

COMMUNITY PROTEST ACTION Against Offshore Processing – Sun 21 October, 1pm

NO OFFSHORE PROCESSING – Not Nauru, Not Manus Island, Not Malaysia Sunday 21 October  – 1pm at State Library Invite your friends on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/446990272009744/ Speakers include: Adam Bandt – Greens deputy leader Theo Mackaay –  General Secretary, Victorian Council of Churches Michele O’Neil – State Secretary, Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia Aran(…)