Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: Tamil asylum seeker forcibly deported

Mr X, a Tamil asylum seeker has been deported back to Sri Lanka. He is the first Tamil to be forcibly deported from Sri Lanka. His family fears for his life. He was moved to Maribyrnong Detention Centre on Sunday in preparation for deportation and according to sources, was put on a Thai airways flight(…)

Protest Against Offshore Processing of Refugees

Sunday, August 12 @ 1pm / State Library, Swanston Street, Melbourne Welcome refugees! Not Malaysia, not Nauru! Guaranteed resettlement of all refugees in Indonesia! Both major parties have cynically attempted to use the recent boat sinking tragedies that claimed the lives of around 90 refugees off the coast of Christmas Island to solidify offshore processing(…)

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(…)